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1x Evaluation session | 5x Private sessions | Join our Health Program - 3 or 6 month options*

  • 45 minutes
  • Lize Kruger Hydrotherapy & Swim School

Service Description

Water therapy is a beneficial approach for individuals with autoimmune diseases. Engaging in water exercise programs can effectively alleviate symptoms associated with these conditions. The hydrostatic pressure exerted by water aids in reducing inflammation within the body, while the buoyancy of water ensures that it does not place excessive stress on the body. Water exercise is a convenient and suitable option for individuals experiencing constant or fluctuating symptoms of autoimmune diseases. Moreover, water therapy stimulates the release of mood-boosting hormones, contributing to an overall sense of well-being. Let's explore the various ways in which water therapy can address common symptoms of autoimmune diseases. Water therapy aids in reducing inflammation: Exercising in water possesses anti-inflammatory properties that can alleviate symptoms of autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis and other similar conditions. Additionally, water exercise promotes increased blood flow and reduces swelling, thereby reducing pain and stiffness associated with these diseases. Water therapy helps combat extreme fatigue: Individuals with autoimmune diseases can benefit from the reduced gravity and increased warmth of water during therapy sessions. Exercising in water is gentle on the body and places minimal impact on joints and bones. This low-impact environment, coupled with resistance provided by water, allows for muscle strengthening without the risk of injury. By avoiding further exacerbation of fatigue, water therapy enables individuals to rejuvenate their mind and body through exercise. Water therapy alleviates muscle aches: The resistance offered by water aids in building strength, while the warmth of the water helps relax muscles and alleviate pain. Additionally, water therapy provides a massaging effect on the muscles, further improving circulation and relieving muscle aches and discomfort. The hydrostatic pressure significantly improves blood flow and circulation within your body. The movements you make while exercising in water also help to improve circulation and reduce mobility pain. In conclusion, water therapy offers numerous benefits for individuals with autoimmune diseases. Its ability to reduce inflammation, combat extreme fatigue, and alleviate muscle aches makes it an effective and accessible treatment option. By incorporating water exercise into their routine, individuals can experience improved symptoms and an enhanced quality of life.

Cancellation Policy

Please take note of our strict policy regarding appointment cancellations or rescheduling. These changes must be made 24 hours prior to your appointment time by telephone during office hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays. Failure to cancel or reschedule in a timely manner will result in the patient being responsible for the full missed appointment fees. If you are unable to fully commit, please refrain from making an appointment. It is important to thoroughly read and understand our appointment policy before proceeding. This rule is strictly enforced.

Contact Details

  • 980 Seeleeu Street, Pretoriuspark, Pretoria, South Africa


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