Epworth Geelong features a hydrotherapy pool to help manage a variety of conditions, and assist in our patients rehabilitation. The pool is set at a constant temperature of 34°C. Wide shallow steps and a hoist helps those who have difficulties walking.
Exercising in a weight-assisted, buoyant environment, helps get patients back on their feet after injury or surgery.
Hydrotherapy assists with
- strength, coordination and balance problems
- improving control and awareness of movement
- muscle relaxation, increasing joint range and mobility
- relieving pain
- increasing cardiovascular fitness
The hydrotherapy pool is located on level Lower Ground of Epworth Geelong. Access via rehabilitation services reception.
Referrals and enquiries:
A doctor’s referral to an Epworth Geelong Rehabilitation Physician is required for entry into this program.
Referrals can be sent to:
Fax: 03 5271 7068
For further information, please contact the outpatient coordinator on 03 5271 7055.