Yaracuy has a hydrotherapy center

The swimming pool of the sports complex was rescued and rehabilitated to be used for therapeutic purposes. Photo: courtesy of the Mayor's Office of Independence

The Government of Yaracuy inaugurated this Monday the "Flor Eulacio" aquatic rehabilitation center, the first of its kind in the entity, in which therapeutic care with hydrotherapy will be provided to patients with different types of injuries.

The physical rehabilitation center was installed in the María Eva de Liscano sports complex in San Felipe, Independencia municipality, where six physiotherapists will provide primary and secondary care to people with musculoskeletal, neurological, geriatric and child injuries. The hours of operation will be from Monday to Friday, between seven in the morning and one in the afternoon.

The swimming pool of the sports complex was rescued and rehabilitated to be used for therapeutic purposes, but it will also be used for swimming after the physical rehabilitation schedule, that is, between two in the afternoon and seven at night. The opening ceremony was in charge of the governor of the state, Julio León, and the mayor of Independencia, José Mujica, who were accompanied by the specialists who will provide their services in the place.

The state president reported that more than 70 thousand dollars were invested in the intervened spaces, with resources from the Government, the Mayor's Office of independence and the municipality's private business community.

He said that "in this first aquatic rehabilitation center of the entity we have a hydrotherapy area where our specialists will work to improve the physical and functional activity of patients with muscle injuries of all levels, stroke, Down syndrome condition, hypertonia, injuries post-operative orthopedics, migraines and therapies for geriatric patients ”.

For his part, Mayor José Mujica explained that the main objective of the rehabilitation area is to provide a free service of excellent quality to the Yaracuyana population and patients from the entire Central-Western region.