Since installing the HydroTread 1611 Underwater Treadmill Unit from PhysioPools in March 2011 we have experienced and increase in interest and usage. The machine is very simple to operate, allowing us to cater for a large range of clients, varying in size and weight, with conditions ranging from;
· Post operation rehabilitation.
· Post stroke rehabilitation.
· Return to work strengthening programs.
· People with chronic disabilities e.g. Cerebral Palsy, Osteoarthritis.
· Weight loss exercise programs.
With the use of the individualised strength and exercise programs we are able to progress from basic to complex water based exercises and then land based exercises allowing the client to get back to there activities much quicker than just physiotherapy alone. enabling the clients recovery rate to speed up dramatically..
The HydroTread 1611 is not only for people with injuries. We have also had elite athletes using the pool for both fitness and recovery sessions. This has been successful in allowing us to create a new method of treatment and target a broader group of clients.
Roslyn Trimboli Guardala
Master of Physiotherapy
B.App.Sc (Exercise and Sports Science)
Back on Track Health Clinic