HYDROTHERAPY is Physiotherapy in the aquatic environment.
- It focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, disability and disability;
- Promotes physical and psychological well-being using the therapeutic properties of water in the rehabilitation of users.
- Promote exercises that do not put pressure on the spine and / or joints;
- Encourage users to get to know their bodies, developing self-confidence;
- Increase knowledge about the main causes and mechanisms of the appearance of pain;
- Increase performance and effectiveness in carrying out activities of daily living.
WHO SHOULD DO HYDROTHERAPY :
- Clients with medical prescription for Hydrotherapy;
- Clients with physical problems / dysfunctions who want an activity accompanied by a physical therapist.
What the Physiotherapist does?
In the context of Hydrotherapy, the physiotherapist assesses the user taking into account movement and posture. It uses the therapeutic effects of water - temperature and impulse, to achieve the desired treatment goals, such as muscle relaxation and dampening forces at the level of the joints.
Duration of Sessions: Individual and group sessions: 45 minutes.
- Clients are grouped and evaluated according to the identified problems and specific needs;
- Clients to be able to practice Hydrotherapy will have to go through an evaluation process with the physiotherapist;
- Improves Posture ;
- Increases body awareness ;
- Reduces pain ;
- Improves blood circulation ;
- Increases coordination and balance ;
- Increases flexibility ;
- Increases muscle strength and endurance .