Hydrotherapy, formerly called hydropathy and also called water cure, is a part of alternative-medicine (particularly naturopathy), occupational therapy, and physiotherapy, that involves the use of water for pain relief and treatment. The term encompasses a broad range of approaches and therapeutic methods that takes 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.

Types of Hydrotherapy:

  • Scottish shower
  • Underwater Massage
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Hidromassage
  • Roman bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna

Benefits of hydrotherapy:

- Ability to perform varied corrective movements for all ages and genders

- Superficial and deep muscles strengthening   

- Maintain and increase the range of the organs movements     

- Reduce or eliminate arthritis pain and muscle cramps  

- Improving gait for walking    

- Removing or preventing motor restriction  

-Prevention of spinal distortion and related problems such as lumbar disc