What is hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy is the external application of water in the therapeutic treatment of disease or injury. The use of water in the treatment of disease is first documented by Hippocrates, but historically, the Romans are the most commonly recognised civilisation to use hydrotherapy.

Small animal and canine hydrotherapy is a recognised form of rehabilitation which aids in the recovery of animals after injury or surgery. A complimentary therapy, it specifically uses the properties of warm water to aid rehabilitation.

Conditions & benefits

Hydrotherapy can help with the following: