Hydrotherapy, some time ago called hydropathy and furthermore called water cure, is a piece of elective medication (especially naturopathy), occupational treatment, and physiotherapy, that includes the utilization of water for discomfort relief and treatment.

What is Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy is the utilization of water in the treatment of various conditions, including joint inflammation and related rheumatic grievances. Hydrotherapy varies from swimming since it includes uncommon activities that you do in a warm-water pool. The water temperature is generally 33–36ºC, which is hotter than a common pool. 

You'll usually have hydrotherapy treatment inside a clinic's physiotherapy office. Generally a physiotherapist will tell you the best way to do the activities. The focal point of the activities can be changed in accordance with assistance your scope of development or strength, contingent upon your indications. 

Hydrotherapy will in general be diverse to aquarobics, which can be very demanding, as it's by and large more centered around lethargic, controlled developments. Hydrotherapy is appropriate for all ages (from the youngest children to old people) in treating: back pain, slipped disk, issues of skeletal or muscular degeneration, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, migraines, post-trauma stress and more. 

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy can help you in various manners: 

  • The warmth of the water permits your muscles to unwind and facilitates the torment in your joints, assisting you with working out. 

  • The water upholds your weight, which assists with soothing agony and increases the scope of development of your joints. 

  • The water can be utilized to give protection from moving your joints. By pushing your arms and legs against the water, you can likewise improve your muscle strength.

Procedure of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy utilizes either hot or cold water, with the water pressing factor and stream changing among treatments. The goal is to ease both physical and mental indications. 

Some hydrotherapy treatments are pretty much as straightforward as sitting in a steaming shower, which individuals can do at home. Different practices include expert areas or gear, like a chilly sauna. 

Potential areas and hardware for hydrotherapy may include: 

  • Physiotherapy tanks 

  • pools 

  • whirlpool spas 

  • hot tubs 

  • saunas 

  • showers 


The technique for utilizing each will change incredibly relying upon the objective of treatment and the expert.

Safety of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is absolutely safe provided that it is done under the care of a well certified physiotherapist. For a safe Hydrotherapy session, it is also required for the water to be very clean.

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