Chronic Pain Education Program & Warm Aqua Therapy
September - November 2017

Introduction

Unionville Health Centre will be partnering with the City of Markham through a four week program to help those suffering from chronic pain conditions such as:

 

We are doing this through educational workshops starting in January and a warm aquatherapy program in a pool that is not over your head in addition to continuing our regular deep aquatherapy program.

 

Workshop Information

In this workshop you will develop new skills in pain and stress management, nutrition, creating positive mind-body connections, and postural/body awareness using proven techniques for success.

 

What is Aqua Therapy?

It is well researched as a gateway to better health and has long been revered for its effectiveness in increasing function and decreasing pain. Using aqua therapy, our doctors will show you exercises to help decrease your pain and improve your energy levels.

Aquajoggers

Specific exercises will be shown on how to improve your:

You will also be taught which movements to avoid, both in and out of the pool, in order to decrease your chance of injury.

 

Program Information

Class: Chronic Pain Education Classes
Date: September 13, 20, 27, October 4 (Wednesdays)
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Cornell Community Centre
Address: 3201 Bur Oak Ave, Markham, ON L6B 0T2

 

Class: Aquatherapy Classes - "Warm Therapy Pool"
Date: October 10, 17, 24, 31, November 7, 14, 21 (Tuesdays)
Time: 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Cornell Community Centre
Address: 3201 Bur Oak Ave, Markham, ON L6B 0T2
Note: Aquatherapy classes *warm therapy pool* (5ft max depth):

 

Registration Information

Please click on the below link and enter the "Educational Code" to register.

    • City of Markham Website: Click Here
    • Educational Code: #308025

Our unique warm pool aqua therapy program will allow participants to perform exercises in an environment that supports those with chronic pain and allows for movement in a non-weight bearing format.

Signup

 

Regular Deep Pool Program

Unionville Health Centre will still be running the regular deep pool aquatherapy pool program from 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm (right after the warm pool program).

If you are interested in joining, please contact our office at: 905-475-8386, or visit our website for more information: http://www.unionvillehealthcentre.com