A free webinar providing training and support for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and other healthcare professionals working with clients who would benefit from aquatic therapy (hydrotherapy). Our specialist guest speaker Marcelo Rohde provides insight into the principles and practice of aquatic therapy, whilst explaining client benefits.
Marcelo Rohde is an experienced Senior Physiotherapist and joined the therapy team at The Royal Buckinghamshire Hospital in 2012. Marcelo graduated in 2008 from PUCRS (Brazil). In addition to aquatic therapy he has a keen interest in rehab technologies and biomechanics. Marcelo is very involved in the development of FES, exoskeletons and Hydrotherapy services at the hospital. His knowledge of neurological disorders and his studies in engineering have enabled his logical way of thinking and his approach to his patients rehab.
The session concluded with a live Q&A.
Topics Covered & Learning Objectives:
– Aquatic therapy principles
– The use of aquatic therapy to enhance and facilitate rehabilitation process.
– Physiology of immersion.
– Physics of immersion.
– Benefits and challenges of aquatic therapy in the neurological population.
– Live Q & A.