Hydrotherapy is traditionally known as water-based exercise and physical rehabilitation also known as Aquatic therapy.
An alternative medicine of naturopathy, Hydrotherapy is an occupational therapy.
Hydrotherapy uses water for pain relief and treatment.
Heat Therapy and Cold Therapy can be applied to the body using heat packs, hot towels and cold towels.
Heat Therapy boosts the flow of blood and nutrients to an area of the body. It warms up stiff muscles and is beneficial before activity.
Cold Therapy slows the blood flow down reducing swelling and pain.
These therapeutic methods take advantage of the physical properties of water using temperature and pressure. This process stimulates the blood circulation and treats symptoms of certain diseases.