Hydrotherapy Unit: Under construction Sponsored by Wish Foundation and ALHassan Center Australia
Hydrotherapy is a part of medicine, in particular of occupational and physical therapy, which involves the use of water for pain relief and treatment. The term encompasses a broad range of approaches and therapeutic methods that take advantage of the physical properties of water, such as temperature and pressure, for therapeutic purposes, to stimulate blood circulation and treat the symptoms of certain diseases.
Hydrotherapy is one of the oldest health treatments. It involves the use of water for soothing pains and treating diseases. It has been used for centuries all over the world. Like all true remedies, hydrotherapy requires skill, effort and patience.
Hydrotherapy is contributing very effectively to the development of many areas of cognition in physical and intellectual disability persons, since they develop key motor skills, which contributes to develop self-confidence especially when excels in some species, these persons, in addition to sports regulate the spatial alder and increase motor coordination during the growth process in humans with disabilities, impacting positively on the mental skills.
Currently, hydrotherapy is applied in many rehabilitative programs. Examples of its use include improving muscular and cardiopulmonary endurance in the elderly, pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with severe asthma, ventilated patients with GuillainBarre Syndrome, sports injuries, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, various dermatological conditions, intellectual disability, autism, Down Syndrome, chronic heart failure, reducing spasticity in severe traumatic brain injury patients, burns and wound healing, ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, low back pain, rehabilitation ligament surgery, children with complex regional pain syndrome, rehabilitation of patients with supraspinatus muscle tears and spinal muscular atrophy, improving functional mobility in patients with incomplete movement.