Biokinetics is defined as the science of movement and the application of exercise in rehabilitative treatment or performance.
The client is usualy held or cradled in warm water while the therapist stabilizes or moves one segment of the body, resulting in a stretch of another segment due to drag effect. It is use like massage for both therapy and stress reduction. Watsu is always performed in a hands-on-manner.
Ai Chi is typically provided in a hand-off-manner and in groups where the Therapist stands on the pool deck to follow visual imaging of complex patterns by the client.
Bad Ragaz Ring Method
A form of active or passive aquatic therapy modeled after the principles and movement patterns of Knupfer exercises and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation. Bad Ragaz is always performed in a hands-on-manner. The client is verbally, visualy and/or tactilely instructed in a series of movement or relaxation patterns while horizontally and supported by rings or floats in the water.
Form of adapted aquatics which can be modified into actives aquatic therapy.
Hydrokinetics also does Hydrotherapy at the Lusito School for special needs kids at the school’s own beautiful pool.
This is all done right through the year in our two indoor heated pools with temperature of 32 – 34 degrees celcius.
Physical ability assessment
Assessment and prescriptions of safe exercise programs for Children, Pre-and post-natal, pregnant women and for the Elderly and workforce in general.
Prescribing Injury prevention programs for individuals – pro-rehabilitation. Clinical assessment and prescription of Functional exercise programs in context with the clinical pathologies (acute and chronic) for the rehabilitation of the neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle injuries and Pre-and post-operative rehabilitation.
Musculoskeletal rehabilitation for Neurological conditions.
Sport specific testing and conditioning of sports men and woman to improve endurance, speed, flexibility, agility, power, strength and reaction times.
Clinical Assessment and prescription of appropriate exercise programmes. Prevention and management of conditions such as heartdisease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis hypertension, Parkinson’s, respiratory disorders, obesity and muscular dystrophy, Cardiac and stroke rehabilitation.
Physical health promotion and preventative treatment. The assessment of health risk factors and implementation of intervention strategies to improve personal and employee wellness. Health promotion creates a culture of healthy lifestyle changes in both the individual and the company.