Due to chronic and increasing back, shoulders, neck and leg pain… I decided hydrotherapy would really help. I’ve only been once a few weeks ago, and then the school holidays started. The pool heated to 32 degrees, is used for school/vacation activities, but now it is back to normal, so I can continue with hydrotherapy exercises.
It is common for complex trauma survivors to have physical health illness, such as chronic pain and joint/muscle pain, caused by continual anxiety, the physical effects of hypervigilance, constant muscle tightening, and many physical/somatic illness related to prolonged abuse and child abuse. Plus common co-occurring neurological, neurobiological and medical disorders such as Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis etc. Of which many complex trauma and severe, prolonged abuse survivors will be on the continuum for.
I’ve been researching, as the resourceful person I am… as I cannot afford to pay for hydrotherapy. I’ve found info on the internet, including these YouTube video’s too.