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Physiotherapy, Group Therapies

Water Rehabilitation

What is water rehabilitation

Perhaps better known as physiotherapy in water or hydrokinesiotherapy, this is remedial exercise performed in water at the temperature of 29-33 °C. In many of our spas, the water used is naturally thermal. The exercises are lead by a physiotherapist standing ashore.

How water rehabilitation helps

Because of the buoyancy, resistance and chemical effects of the water, it is very effective for persons with degenerative diseases of the weight-carrying joints in addition to post-operative rehabilitation. It is also suitable for overweight people or those who are unable to perform group exercises on the floor.

Medical prescription: depending on selected treatment and current health status

More information about treatment including indications and contraindications

Exercise pools have railings along the sides so you can hold on to them while training. Some also have a water lift for those handicapped patients who experience difficulty walking the stairs down into the pool. You need not be a swimmer to take place in this group exercise.

Advisable for:

Musculoskeletal diseases, orthopaedic and accident rehabilitation, stress, constipation, certain diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, infertility and gynaecological problems, neurological diseases, convalescence after oncological treatment, metabolic syndrome, overweight

Not advisable for:

Dizziness, movement disco-ordination, frequent falls, fresh or recent injury or bleeding, infectious diseases, fever, acute inflammation, epilepsy, acute thrombosis, phlebitis, leg ulcers and other skin defects, severe shortness of breath, heart failure, incontinence, psychosis, alcohol or drug abuse, menstruation, incapacitation

Water Rehabilitation available at 15 ensana hotels


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