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Good Boost

Good Boost Sessions - Coming Soon in late Autumn 2020!

What is Good Boost?

Good Boost is a water-based rehabilitation programme designed to be fun and beneficial for people with a range of health issues. Also known as aquatic therapy, water-based rehabilitation is highly regarded for a range of musculoskeletal conditions.

What are the benefits?

Research has shown that such aquatic rehabilitation programmes are beneficial for a range of conditions including back pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, hip and knee joint replacements, joint sprains, shoulder rehabilitation and general fitness. 

Studies have demonstrated that aquatic rehabilitation and exercise has multiple benefits for users. 

These include:

Reduced stress and compression through back and joints​

Reduced joint swelling from hydrostatic (water) pressure

Improved circulation from hydrostatic (water) pressure

Reduction of pain and muscle spasm

Improvement and maintenance of joint motion

Strengthening of muscles

Increased physical fitness and ability to exercise 

Ability to progress to land-based exercise

Regaining of normal movement patterns

Improved balance

Improved mobility

Improved flexibility

Improved co-ordination

Improve posture

Improve self-confidence

 

For more information on how you can get involved, please email J2Active@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk for further information.

Last Updated 25 September 2020