Hydrotherapy in Macclesfield

hydrotherapyJohn Griffiths Physiotherapy offers a unique therapy option: Hydrotherapy in Macclesfield. I had heard of Hydrotherapy from friends and being a firm believer in taking a holistic approach to one’s health, I thought I would look into this type of therapy. Hydro is derived from the Greek word, “Hudro” indicating the use of liquid, water of fluid. Both the Romans and the Greeks where known to use water in healing. Hydrotherapy can bring about healing by taking advantage of the body’s reaction to hot or cold water, the water pressure used and the way the human body responds when stimulated by the various applications hydrotherapy can offer.

If you are in any doubt that this type of therapy would be of any benefit to you or somebody close to you, and you are fortunate enough to reside in Macclesfield, hydrotherapy may be found at John Griffiths Physiotherapy. Here is why: water is very effective when it comes to assisting the body to heal. Gravity is almost non-existent in water and the body feels weightless, this allows one to exercise without incurring stress to the joints which is beneficial when recuperating after an injury. Movement in water also improves muscle tone. Water temperature also plays a vital role in hydrotherapy. Heat slows down the body’s functions, encourages relaxation and is soothing on tense or tight muscles. It also improves circulation and encourages the flow of blood. Cold water is used to slow blood flow to injured areas. It assists in increasing the body’s internal activity, it is used to stimulate and invigorate. It also assists in less bruising and swelling.

Hydrotherapy in Macclesfield can be found at John Griffiths Physiotherapy practice; their well trained and specialised physiotherapists can certainly assist you with any queries or physical difficulties and or injuries you may have. Find out more about this effective treatment option on the website.

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