Hydrotherapy Pool

Warm water gentle exercise can be beneficial for acute and chronic back pain and other conditions.

BackCare Lothian Branch hire the Hydrotherapy pool at Astley Ainslie Hospital in the Morningside area at 133 Grange Loan, Edinburgh EH9 2HL. The Hospital location is shown on the map below. (On entering the hospital grounds, follow the signs for the Scientific Block, which contains the Hydrotherapy pool.)
A physiotherapist, specialising in pain management, provides free advice and suitable water-based exercises

Sessions each last half an hour, and are early evening from 5pm on Tuesdays. Early evening sessions are mainly for new members requiring advice from the physiotherapist.

Booking is essential as only 6 members can exercise in the pool at any one time

Cost is 25 per month, paid in advance by Standing Order or Cash/Cheque

Newcomers are offered 3 trial sessions at 5 each

Hydrotherapy pool users must be BackCare members for Insurance purposes.   A Lifeguard is on duty.

Members  must be able to undress/dress themselves and enter and leave the pool unaided.

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