Why is hydrotherapy/aquatic therapy used for rehabilitation?

This excellent podcast by the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) (2020), interviews Dr. Ben Waller who is an expert in the field of aquatic exercise. It highlights the benefits and explains the science behind using hydrotherapy/aquatic exercise during recovery from injury or surgery and for rehabilitation.

A great listen for both patients and healthcare professionals.

Clink on the following link: Redefining aquatic exercise: last resort to front line treatment option – Dr. Ben Waller. #414 by BMJ talk medicine 

                                     The hydrotherapy pool at Hampden Sports Clinic

 

Reference: BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 2020. Redefining aquatic exercise: last resort to front line treatment- Dr. Ben Waller, 414 BMJ talk medicine [podcast]. 24 January 2020. [viewed 29 February]. Available from: https://soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/redefining-aquatic-exercise-last-resort-to-front-line-treatment-option-dr-ben-waller-414?in=bmjpodcasts/sets/bjsm-1

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