At Geelong Physiotherapy we conduct regular hydrotherapy sessions which are supervised by a physiotherapist, to assist return to optimal function post injury.
What is Hydrotherapy?
Hydrotherapy involves undertaking exercise therapy in a heated pool, utilizing the basic principles of water to assist joint movements and muscle activity that may otherwise be difficult on land during recovery from injury or post surgery.
Benefits of Hydrotherapy include:
Injuries that can benefit from hydrotherapy:
Hydrotherapy sessions are held at the St John of God Hydrotherapy Centre in central Geelong (80 Myers Street). These are on Monday 12:30pm and 1:15pm, Tuesday 8.30am, Thursday at 12:30pm and 1.15pm and Friday 8:00am and 8:45am in a heated hydrotherapy pool. Sessions are 45 minutes in duration. Groups consist of up to 8 patients, all completing individually designed hydrotherapy programs under the supervision and guidance of physiotherapists Nick Holmes, Nathan Cohen, Rachel Payne and Alessia Colombo. Session times are subject to change.