What Are The Equipments Used In Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy is the use of water in the treatment of various ailments such as arthritis and rheumatic disorders. In contrast to swimming, hydrotherapy comprises completing particular exercises in a heated pool. The temperature of the water is usually between 33 and 36 degrees Celsius. This difference in temperature makes hydrotherapy distinct from swimming.

In warm water, you will have to exercise to avail yourself of the benefits. And for that purpose, you will need various equipment that assists in exercising. Hydrotherapy equipment works with the properties of water to help people. They keep individuals secure and make them feel supported, allowing them to walk around comfortably and without fear of falling.

There is a wide range of aquatic workout equipment available. Hydrotherapy equipment is employed to offer uplifting support to the body or an extremity, test or help balance, and provide resistance to movement. The practitioner can increase or decrease the intensity of the workout by adding or removing equipment.

The underwater treadmill is indeed one of the most used equipment in hydrotherapy techniques. These water treadmills steadily accelerate from.1 to 8.5 miles per hour. It allows the user to accurately imitate land-based walking, jogging, or sports-specific exercises while avoiding bodyweight and joint contact. 

On the big, cushioned treadmill surface, exercises like walking, retro-walking, sprinting, shuffling, back-pedaling, and plyometric activities are simple to do. It’s never been simpler to walk, run, or exercise underwater. Underwater treadmills have made it easier.

The motorized underwater treadmills are built into the pool bottom and have a professionally welded polished stainless steel frame for durability and safety. These infinite rubbery treadmill belts provide great grip and may be worn barefoot or with shoes.