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Underwater
Treadmills (UWTM)

Hydrotherapy is becoming an integral part of the post-operative rehabilitation process of animals. With the availability of underwater treadmills and swimming pools, the possibilities of offering low-risk exercise post-operatively to maintain form and function are increasing.

The underwater treadmill benefits the patient because it allows reduced weight-bearing exercise and improves the absorption and transportation of oxygen through aerobic exercise. It is an invaluable drug-free alternative treatment for many conditions. Westcoast Hydrotherapy treadmills allow rehabilitation to be controlled in a safe environment, with high operative success rates.

We currently have two types of Underwater Treadmills

1. The Water Walker
2: The Bilancio

We are more than happy to discuss your needs and budget to find which underwater treadmill is the right product for your business.

Always flexible in our approach we can offer:

  • Service Plans available for new and used equipment
  • Finance for Existing business and start ups provided by our  financing partners*
  • If you are an existing business, we have many exciting leasing deals  available to you including reduced payments for first three months.

*Subject to status

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Products - Underwater Treadmills - The Water Walker v3

The Water Walker v3
Underwater Treadmill

Whether you are an existing business or are just starting out, this state of the art treadmill is both affordable and effective with the added advantage of touch screen controls. Now with many customer led improvements, the new larger lowered glass panels give optimum visibility, even for the smallest of patients.

Introduction

  • Time saving touch screen tablet control
  • Minimal space required
  • Dual Side Opening Safety Glass Doors
  • Very Low Entry
  • Forward and Reverse Capability
  • Very Large Low Viewing Panels
  • Flexibility of Fresh Water, Fully Pumped or Pool Fed Systems

Product Specifications

Standard Length
Length- 1875mm
Width – 740mm
Height – 1125mm

Extended Length
Length- 2175mm
Width – 740mm
Height – 1125mm

Plant Pack Footprint
(Pump Version Only)
900 x 1100 x 1200mm

WRAS Approved Storage Tank
Capacity -1275 litres
Length – 1130mm
Height – 1800mm
Width –  695mm

Operator Benefits

Thanks to its compact design, The Water Walker v3 requires minimal space, ensuring little or no building modifications and is therefore a cost-effective use of available space. Made from high quality materials it is durable and easy to maintain.

The water storage, heating and management system can be sited up to 20m (25yds) from the treadmill and can be filled from an existing swimming pool if you have one nearby.

Westcoast control and management software is housed in a sleek 10.1 inch touch screen tablet. It enables the user complete control of the treadmill, including the daily chemical management records and service records. Consumables, Chemical purchases and service requests are sent directly to Westcoast. The user has all the benefits of a fully functioning android tablet.

The unit provides a plethora of rehabilitative care which encompasses the following conditions:

  • Invertebral disc disease
  • Post surgical conditions ie: hip surgery, cruciate ligament repair
  • Sporting dog injuries
  • Neurological conditions
  • Maintenance of mobility in older dogs
  • Management of joint conditions ie: hip or elbow dysplasia, ostepchdrosis
  • Fitness or weight loss

What are the key features?

  • Built with marine grade aluminium
  • Superior marine quality powder coating
  • Choice of 180 colours
  • 10mm safety glass viewing panels on 4 sides
  • User friendly top mounted door closures
  • Level Footplates for operator comfort
  • Water depth markers enabling you to accurately record the water depth during treatment.
  • Smooth start and up to 8mph forward/reverse gentle ramp down
  • Remote control with key fob
  • Touch screen tablet controls
  • The whole conveyor lifts completely exposing the entire base of the treadmill for periodic cleaning

System Options

Storage tank pumped system: Fully pumped where the same water is transferred to and from the storage tank to the treadmill via the plant pack, where the water is filtered heated and sanitised.

Swimming pool fed system: Pool fed – which is the same as the pumped option but instead of a storage tank, the water is transferred to and from your hydrotherapy pool.

Fresh water system: This works the same as a loft tank. The storage tank automatically starts to fill with fresh water. After the treatment has finished the water in the treadmill is sent to the waste. Service costs are low as there are no pumps or pump running costs. Zero replacement and chemical costs, plus no water treatment courses are required.

Control Panel Technology: Using a dedicated touch control panel you’ll be able to quickly and easily learn how to get the best out of your treadmill with the minimum of training. There is the option to record and review chemical reading and treatments along with their timings.  An overdue reading prompt ensures that the water quality is correct, ensuring the safety of both handlers and animals.

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