Whether your movement is impaired by pain, disease or disability; Lite Aquatic Physiotherapy exists to partner with you in restoring quality of life through thorough assessment, individualized care and hands on therapeutic intervention in the water.
Aquatic physiotherapy can benefit people with the following conditions:
- Post surgical rehabilitation
- Joint replacements
- Spinal surgery
- Chronic Pain
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Lower Back Pain
- Other Inflammatory and degenerative joint conditions
- Neurological conditions
- Spinal cord injuries
- Brain injuries
- Peripheral nerve injuries
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Cerebral Palsy
- Gullain Barré Syndrome
- Persons with high levels of stress and anxiety
- Physical impairments relating to old age
Keryn Barnes is a qualified physiotherapist with 8 years of experience, working with a variety of disabilities. She has been working in the water since 2012 and has completed a course in Advanced International Aquatic Therapy Techniques and International Peadiatric Aquatic Techniques.
Lindsay Roberts is a qualified physiotherapist who has completed her OMT (Orthopeadic Manipulative Therapy) qualification. Lindsay has also completed a course in “The management of Orthopaedic conditions using Aquatic Therapy Techniques” and “Designing effective Aquatic Exercise classes”. She has a strong evidence-based approach to the treatment of joint, muscle and peripheral neural tissue, which she applies to her work in the water.
Group exercise classes are offered on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mid-mornings. The classes are designed to incorporate people at all levels of mobility and aim to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, joint range of movement, flexibility, posture and breathing.