DOES YOUR BODY PREFER EXERCISING IN A WARM ENVIRONMENT?
Warm baths and hot springs have been seen as medical miracles through the ages. Mineral baths were used to cure all manner of afflictions and most people feel the benefit of warm water. There is much evidence that performing exercise in warm water can be beneficial in assisting healing from injury or surgery.
In the water the buoyancy makes walking and movement of injured limbs easier Hydrostatic compression force helps to reduce swelling and improve mobility. Resistance to movement provided by water helps to strengthen and the warmth of the water at 38 degrees Celsius helps to soothe aches and pains. This can lead to a much faster recovery, allowing you to return to work and play sooner!
Great for injuries such as sprains and strains.
- An injured or painful back or neck
- Arthritis Sufferers
- Post operative procedures such as hip, knee or other joint replacements and spinal surgery.
Hydrotherapy sessions are conducted at the Launceston Aquatic Centre on Mondays and Fridays. Health Fund rebates may be available. Phone reception to find out more.