Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy

Specialty Rehabilitation

Aquatic therapy is physical therapy in a pool or other aquatic environment under the supervision of a trained physiotherapist.

It is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that requires the involvement of a trained professional and is covered by many insurance providers due to the personalized nature of the treatment.

Ai Chi Aquatic therapy

Created in 1993 by Jun Konno, and it combines elements of Tai chi chuan and qigong to relax and strengthen the body.

Exercises use diaphragmatic breathing and active progressive resistance training while integrating mental, physical and spiritual energy.

It’s a combination of both Eastern and Western beliefs.

Water Specfic Therapy Halliwick (WST)

Water specific therapy Halliwick uses hydrodynamics principles to retrain balance, improves mobility and stability of joint function, muscle power and gait pattern.

WST is ahighly individualistic program which requires a clinical reasoning process to address impairments related

Aquatic / Hydrotherapy Benefits

May be helpful for clients suffering from the following conditions:

1) Arthroscopic surgery recovery
2) Joint reconstruction surgery recovery
3) Joint replacement surgery recovery
4) Lower back pain
5) Osteoarthritis in the joints
6) Tendinopathy
7) Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)

The Aquatic Physiotherapist

Emily Lim, principal physiotherapist with more than 10 years’ experience (AHPC) graduated from Trinity College of Dublin with a bachelor’s of physiotherapy (Honours).

Emily is trained in Advanced studies in Aquatic Therapy (Switzerland) and works with post orthopedics and sports rehabilitation, be it on land (in-clinic, home therapy) or in water (aqua / hydrotherapy).

She is also an adjunct lecturer with Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) teaching the hydrotherapy module.

Outside work she volunteers with Special Olympics Singapore adaptive swimming program.

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