Definition of hydrotherapy in English:

hydrotherapy

Translate hydrotherapy into Spanish

noun

  • 1The use of exercises in a pool as part of treatment for conditions such as arthritis or partial paralysis.

    as modifier ‘a hydrotherapy pool’
    • ‘Physiotherapy involves a range of treatments, including manipulation, massage, exercise, electrotherapy and hydrotherapy.’
    • ‘A pool for hydrotherapy, which is extremely popular with the children, is very beneficial for un-coordinated muscular tone.’
    • ‘Part of my rehab after the injury was to get in a pool for hydrotherapy.’
    • ‘The rehabilitation program included stretching, spinal flexibility exercises, spinal stabilization exercises, aerobic exercise, and hydrotherapy.’
    • ‘Cash will also go towards giving him all the medical care he needs such as speech therapy and hydrotherapy.’
    1. 1.1
      another term for hydropathy
      ‘These included nature cure, fasting, hydrotherapy, colonics, exercise, diet emphasizing raw foods and vegetarianism.’
      • ‘Other forms of treatment may include yoga or Pilates, homeopathic and herbal remedies, hydrotherapy and acupuncture.’
      • ‘A more extreme treatment is colonic irrigation, also called colonic hydrotherapy.’
      • ‘There are also illustrations showing how people used to cure neurasthenia through hydrotherapy.’

Pronunciation

hydrotherapy

/ˌhīdrōˈTHerəpē/ /ˌhaɪdroʊˈθɛrəpi/