Bathers, towel and suitable pool clothing. We supply all hydrotherapy equipment that may be utilised during your hydrotherapy session including pool noodles, dumbbells steps and floatation devices. In addition, we recommend bringing a small drink bottle. Shower and change room facilities including disability access are readily available and located within five metres of the hydrotherapy [...]
The hydrotherapy pool is kept at approximately 30.5 degrees Celsius.
Yes you can. You don’t need to put your head under the water if you don’t want.
Yes, depending on your level of extras cover. We have portable HICAPS facilities to make the private health claims for you. Please note that not all health funds can be claimed on our portable facility. Alternately, our friendly team will provide you with an itemised receipt and can assist in claiming directly from your health [...]
Swimming experience is not necessary whatsoever. The hydrotherapy pool at Harold Holt Aquatic centre is specifically built for hydrotherapy. Accessibility to the pool is available from the ramp, hoist or stairs. The depth of the water varies between 0.8m to 1.3m.
Hydrotherapy is suitable for those undergoing rehabilitation or pre-habilitation. The buoyancy of water results in less load and force being put through the joint. It is fantastic for those about to undergo or rehabilitating from lower limb surgery such as hip or knee replacements or foot and ankle surgery.
Get started by booking a consultation at our clinic with one of our physios who will help develop a hydrotherapy program specific to you. Your initial assessment is a perfect opportunity to identify goals and any areas of focus that you would like to address. During your assessment, your physiotherapist will complete a thorough full [...]