Introducing Physica Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is all about performing rehabilitative exercises in water. We can utilise the resistance and buoyancy of the water, and combine it with speed and floats to train the fittest of athletes.  Consequently, we are able to cater for every need and ability.

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What is Hydrotherapy?

Hydrotherapy is a water-based, patient-specific exercise program designed by your physiotherapist to assist you in your rehabilitation. Each person is individually assessed and managed. A program will be designed specifically for your needs and the exercises can then be continued independently in the future.

Our classes use a variety of buoyancy devices such as floats and paddles in the warmth of the hydrotherapy pool. The effects of buoyancy and the resistance of the water are the mediums that make hydrotherapy effective. The body can progress through suitable exercises that it cannot on land – eliminating gravity has its benefits with reducing pain and loading on the body. The reduced weight bearing means that we can place people into the water very early after surgery, thus avoiding the effects of muscle de-conditioning.

Location - Ringwood

AquaNation Ringwood

Greenwood Avenue, Reilly St, Ringwood VIC 3134,


- Monday 6:30pm, 7:15pm
- Wednesday 1:30pm, 2:15pm
- Friday 1:30pm, 2:15pm

Location - Croydon

Aquahub Croydon

11 Civic Square, Croydon VIC 3136, Australia


- Monday:  12pm, 12:40pm

Feel free to Book your first Appointment

Physica offers hydrotherapy or water rehabilitation called hydrotherapy from both of our clinics Ringwood and Chirnside Park. Hydrotherapy classes are held in special pools where the water temperature averages 34 degrees. We offer classes at both Aquanation (Ringwood Hydrotherapy) through Physica Ringwood and Croydon Aquahub through Physica Yarra Valley (Hydrotherapy Chirnside Park and Croydon Hydrotherapy). The water allows for improved mobility and can offer resistance to build up strength. Hydrotherapy is ideal program following surgery or where pain prohibits extensive on land exercises.

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  • Reduced pain
  • Improved strength of weakened muscles
  • Improved balance and coordination
  • Increased range of movement in your joints
  • Improved cardiovascular fitness
  • Encouragement of normal movement in a safe environment
  • Ability to exercise with reduced load on joints