Hydrotherapy (exercise in a heated pool)

Home > Services

Hydrotherapy is physiotherapy exercises performed in warm water.

Hydrotherapy is useful when land-based exercises are too difficult and/or flare up your pain. It is useful because the buoyancy of the water offloads force and load through joints. This is important as it allows you to exercise and maintain movement in an environment where pain is reduced.

At Toormina Physiotherapy, we individualise programs specific to your condition or injury.

Benefits:

  • Musculoskeletal relaxation
  • Buoyancy of the water counters the effects of gravity
  • Increases muscle strength/endurance due to water resistance
  • Improves swelling due to hydrostatic pressure
  • Improves balance and core stability
  • Increases joint range of motion
  • Increases circulation
  • Activation and re-Education of muscle patterns

For conditions such as:

  • Arthritis e.g Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Post operation rehabilitation e.g. replacements and reconstructions
  • Adhesive capsulitis (Frozen shoulder)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neurological conditions e.g. Parkinsons Disease
  • Sports injuries

Where:

Coffs Harbour Memorial Pool

Latest News & Health Advice

02
Jan

Thank You for our Busiest Year Ever

Thank you! After 34 years in practice,Toormina Physio continues to grow, with 2019 being our busiest year ever. So thank you to my...

Read More

The Team

Fiona Mackay

Fiona (Fi) started working with us in 2017 while studying a Bachelor’s degree of Exercise Science at university, as well as Certificates 3...

Read More

Contact Us

2A/6 Minorca Pl, Toormina, NSW, 2452

Phone: 02 6653 3850

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

7:300am - 12:00pm &
1:00pm - 6:00pm

Connect With Us

Like us on Facebook

House calls can be arranged where required

© Toormina Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic 2010 - 2020 All Rights Reserved :: Website by Giant Media :: ADMIN