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HYDROTHERAPY POOL IN NAIRN

The pool was built in 1985 and is opened from 8th of November by the Earl of Leven Lord Lien feciant of Nairnshire. We are situated close to the Nairn hospital. We've got available car park
for our clients in the front of the building with good access to it.

Our opening times is from Monday-Friday from 9-3o'clock.
We've got sessions with the Physiotherapist for clients refers from GP, and also for private
clients but without the Physio.

The Physiotherapists are workings with the clients in the pool during the session which for
the each clients is 30min,and maximum number people in the pool is 6.

Contact the Pool: Tel: 01667 455351

Methods of entry:

  • Steps
  • Over the sides
  • Hoist (hydraulically powered) manually operated.

Pool area :

  • Changing rooms with the shower rooms inside and toilet
  • Hoist
  • Steps with the banisters .

Pool equipments :

  • Floats
  • Rubber rings
  • Floating togs
  • Chair inside the pool;
  • The floor is made of non-slip carpet.
  • The handrails are fixed on the wall.
  • Temperature of the water is under control.

Hydrotherapy may be the only form of treatment offered when all else failed.

Therapeutic effects of exercise in water: relief pain and reduction of muscle spasm,as pain is relived the client is able to move with greater comfort, ease of movement due to buoyancy and warmth of water;buoyancy supports the body which helps induce relaxation and relieve pain
and allows the body to move more freely and with less effort than when exercising on land, strengthening of muscles and developing their power and endurance maintaining or
increasing the range of joint movement re-education of functional activities such as walking improved cardiac and lung function;

  • Increased circulation
  • Enhanced relaxation
  • Enhanced well-being
  • Stimulation of mental activity.

Precautions for Hydrotherapy:

  • Fear of water
  • Behaviour problems
  • MRSA
  • AIDS/HIV
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Cardiac
  • Haemophilia
  • Indwelling catheter
  • Peg tube
  • Vertigo
  • Pregnancy-if water exceeds 35degrees Celsius
  • Renal Failure
  • Diabetic
  • Thyroid
  • Chemical sensitivity
  • Tracheostomy
  • Gross Obesity -refer to your local manual handling policy
  • Poor skin integrity/open/surgical wounds

Absolute contraindications for Hydrotherapy:
If the following are present hydrotherapy is not to be considered:

  • Known Faecal Incontinence
  • Severe Cardiac Failure-Unable To Lie Flat
  • Severe Epilepsy
  • Febrile Conditions -Acute Systemic Illness Or Pyrexia
  • Wound Infection
  • Resting Angina
  • Shortness Of Breath At Rest
  • Under The Influence Of Alcohol And Drugs
  • Renal Failure
  • Acute Vomiting Or Diarrhoea
  • Weight In Excess If The Evacuation Equipment Limit
  • Proven Allergy To Chlorine(Or Bromine).
 
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