Conducted under physiotherapist supervision in a purpose-built hydrotherapy pool that is heated to 34°C
Hydrotherapy is extremely effective in aiding pain relief and rehabilitation, drawing on the warmth, buoyancy and gentle resistance provided by the water.
As a low-impact exercise program, it is suitable for people of all ages and is particularly beneficial to people in their senior years.
Hydrotherapy sessions are available by appointment only and are conducted at the Physiotherapy Department Bolte Wing at St Vincent’s Public Hospital (enter via Nicholson Street) at the following times:
Tuesdays 9:30AM and 10:00AM
Thursdays 12:30PM, 1:00PM and 1:30PM
Hydrotherapy can help with:
Post-operative orthopaedic conditions
Skeletal and soft tissue injury
Acute and chronic back pain
Ante and post natal care
Sport and work-related injuries.