HYDROTHERAPYUsing water as a means of rehabilitation from injury and surgery (hydrotherapy) has been a long standing method employed for centuries.

Why? Well the unique properties of water support your body as well as applying a uniform gentle resistance and therefore can be very effective in moving an injured body part or assisting after surgery.

At Leading Edge Physical Therapy we offer Hydrotherapy classes from our Henley Beach location – held at the nearby Seaton Swim Centre.

What Happens In A Hydrotherapy Class?

Under the direct supervision of our experienced physiotherapists you will be given a specific individualised program which will be designed to help you recover in a safe and efficient way.

This may involve the use of aids such as flippers, floats, paddles, stretch cords and underwater steps.

Classes run for 30 minutes, with an extra 15 minutes unsupervised time available if desired.

Do I Need To Be Able To Swim?

No – not at all.  We regularly look after people who have never swum in their lives.

All exercises are performed in waist to chest deep water, with the face never being required to enter the water.

All people can feel safe in our hydrotherapy classes.

What Conditions Can Hydrotherapy Help?

  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstructions
  • Hip Pain
  • Back pain
  • Chronic pain management

Where Are Your Hydrotherapy Classes Held?

Leading Edge Physical Therapy Hydrotherapy classes are held at the Findon Swim School, 322 Grange Rd, Kidman Park.

I Want To Start Hydrotherapy Classes – What’s My Next Step

At Leading Edge, we need to ensure that your hydrotherapy experience is safe, as well as effective.

We ask all of our prospective hydrotherapy patients to undergo an initial assessment with one of our physiotherapists – to assess your condition and help design your hydrotherapy program.

If you wish to make an appointment for your hydrotherapy assessment you can BOOK ONLINE or contact our friendly reception staff on (08) 8364 6800 or (08) 8159 1300. If you are not sure that Hydrotherapy is the right move for you, then ENTER YOUR INFORMATION HERE and one of our physiotherapists will give you a call back and discuss your situation to see if hydrotherapy can assist in your recovery.

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