Health

Question

Under which one of the following conditions should you avoid using hydrotherapy equipment?
a. you are overweight or obese.
b. you do not know how to swim.
c. you don t have previous experience using the equipment.
d. you have a heart condition.

2 Answer

  • D) you have a heart condition
  • You should avoid using hydrotherapy equipment if you have a heart condition. Correct answer: D

    Hydrotherapy is  a type of physiotherapy for treating  pain and certain ailments using warm water.  However, the hydrostatic pressure increases the venous return and this is dangerous for individuals with heart conditions.

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