Hydrotherapy Pool

The warm water (34-36 degrees Celsius) in the hydrotherapy pool is a very tiring medium and is not suitable for everyone.

ALL PATRONS MUST HAVE A SIGNED CLEARANCE FROM EITHER A DOCTOR OR A PHYSIOTHERAPIST.

The following are conditions that may exclude you from using the pool:

  • Pregnancy
  • Hypertension, especially if on vasa- dilating drugs.
  • Compromisial cardiac function e.g. cardiomyopathy
  • Valvular disease or ischemic heart disease
  • Respiratory distress on exertion
  • Uncontrollable epilepsy
  • Incontinence of urine or faeces
  • Urinary, eye or ear infections
  • Contagious diseases e.g. herpes simplex
  • Open wounds
  • Infectious skin conditions (including tinea)

If you have any of the above conditions please contact Pool Management for further information.

The following information is for both clients and helpers:

  • Time limit – 20-30 minutes is advised for pool therapy.
  • No food or drink in the pool area.
  • No smoking.
  • No running, pushing, diving or ducking.
  • Wear an emergency wrist band and activate it in the case of an emergency only.
  • If you need preventative medication, please bring it with you.
  • Remember to re-hydrate after using the hydro pool.

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