Aquatic Physio for Kids

Woman with baby in pool

Aquatic Physiotherapy is physiotherapy performed in warm water, which is an ideal place for the treatment and management of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions in children.  Aquatic physiotherapy goals are formulated to coincide with land goals, for example, improved mobility, improved strength and improved gross motor skills.  Aquatic physiotherapy can benefit many conditions, including:

  • low muscle tone
  • delayed gross motor skills
  • post surgery rehabilitation
  • after plaster removal
  • juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • cerebral palsy
  • acquired brain injuries
  • back pain
  • neck pain
  • poor posture
  • poor exercise tolerance/deconditioning due to illness
  • poor fitness
  • coordination disorder
  • autism