Hydrotherapy or aquatic physiotherapy is a form of physiotherapy treatment performed in the water.

Hydrotherapy is used by physiotherapists to:
•    Decrease muscle spasm
•    Decrease pain
•    Facilitate higher levels of function without gravity
•    Increase muscle strength and endurance
•    Decrease swelling
•    Enhance balance and stabilisation
•    Improve enjoyment and confidence with movement
•    Improve core stability

Hydrotherapy is useful for the treatment of many conditions including the following:
•    Musculo-skeletal conditions (sprains, strains, fractures)
•    Post surgery (joint replacements, reconstructions)
•    Spinal conditions (acute and chronic low back pain, disc injury)
•    Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis)
•    Osteoporosis
•    Fibromyalgia
•    Poor co-ordination and balance

Hydrotherapy may be used as a sole treatment or in conjunction with other rehabilitation programs.
Performance Physio Group offer Hydrotherapy in small group sessions :
•    Pimlico – Kokoda Memorial Pool
•    North Ward – Tobruk Memorial Pool
•    Ingham – Hinchinbrook Aquatic Centre

Cost: $20 per person Claimable with your Health Fund

DVA and Workcover funded upon approval

Please contact Performance Physio Group for an appointment or to discuss the benefits of Hydrotherapy in more detail.