Hydrotherapy or Aquatic Therapy offered in our 94-degree therapeutic pool provides many benefits to individuals recovering from all stages of injury. The wide scope of patient diagnoses treated in our pool is incredibly extensive, comprising everything from pre/post-surgical, non- surgical, orthopedic, rheumatologic, and neurological to chronic pain.
The therapeutic properties of the warm water combined with the expertise and specialized training of our therapists will help improve mobility and function. This includes increased joint flexibility with buoyancy reducing the effects of gravity which improves joint range of motion and allows for necessary low-impact exercise. Additionally, water is 600-700 times more resistive than air which allows for strengthening of weakened muscles with increased resistance.
Immersion in warm water increases blood supply to sore muscles and improves circulation while the consistent pressure of the water along with buoyancy improves balance with support to your body and allows you time to react without fear of falling or injury. Water temperatures above 92- degrees combined with hands-on techniques are effective in developing neutral warmth that reduces abnormal tone, spasticity, and rigidity due to neurological injury.
Our physiotherapist can assist individuals affected by a variety of injuries, illnesses, or disabilities by providing specific movements, manual therapy as well as patient education to ensure you have a positive healing journey. The goal is to restore, maintain, and make the most of a patient’s mobility, function, and well-being. Our physiotherapist has ample experience with neurological conditions, pre/ post-surgery therapy as well as active rehabilitation. IMS in an additional service that we offer which is used to release or lengthen muscles that may be causing chronic musculoskeletal or neuropathic pain.
Our kinesiology sessions incorporate healing components of land and water-based modalities. Specializing in human movement and its components, our kinesiologists will design an exercise program tailored specifically to you. Our private aquatic therapy sessions allow you to experience the benefits of active rehabilitation in warm water and most importantly freedom of movement. Our goal is to create a positive relationship with exercise along with proper education to support your healing journey.
Therapeutic modalities include thermal, mechanical, electromagnetic, and light energies that are used specifically for healing purposes. These modalities are used to promote blood flow and reduce inflammation throughout the body. These services include ultrasound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, cupping, fascial tissue release and therapeutic taping.
The warmth of the water combined with the nurturing and supporting environment of our private pool allows you to fully submerge into a deep relaxation treatment. One of our experienced therapists will work with you one-on-one for the entirety of your session. Through movement in water, the water’s resistance naturally stretches restricted muscles and releases tension while supported by float devices. This therapy is used to alleviate pain and discomfort caused by a range of ailments. The idea is that the resistance of water soothes physical tension and encourages relaxation, which supports overall health and well-being.