Hydrotherapy
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pool.jpgBenefits of hydrotherapy include:

  • Muscle pain / Muscle spasm reduction
  • Swelling and inflammation reduction
  • Stress on the body released (reduces weight bearing by reducing gravity)
  • i.e. Water to neck 10% weight to feet
  • Water to chest 30% weight to feet
  • Water to hips 50% weight to feet
  • Improved circulation & metabolism
  • Greater flexability and movement
  • Greater muscle strength
  • Fitness and endurance
  • Greater coordination and relaxation
  • Increased confidence
  • Improved posture and balance
  • Fun and social interaction

Hydrotherapy - Hip, Knee and Shoulder Classes

Aims to strengthen & stretch the muscles surrounding the joint in a safe low impact exercise environment

Hip Classes Suitable for:
• Pre-operatively - Total Hip Replacement (strengthen & stretch prior to surgery)
• Post operatively – Total Hip Replacement
• Osteoarthritis

Knee Classes Suitable for:
• Pre-operatively – Total Knee Replacement
• Post-operatively – Total Knee Replacement
• Osteoarthritis 

Shoulder Classes Suitable for:
• Pre-operatively – Total Shoulder Replacement
• Post-operatively – Total Shoulder Replacement
• Osteoarthritis

A physiotherapist instructs all classes. For more information, Belinda Stewart – Outpatient Services Manager 8978 5277 email: bstewart@mhsdelmar.com.au, and for bookings please phone 8978 5297.

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