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Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy or water therapy is physical therapy that takes place in water, or in a pool or other aquatic environment under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional.

Benefits of Aquatic Physical Therapy:

  • Aquatic Physical Therapy can help to decrease the pain and help to speed up the progress.
  • It is safer on the joints as there is less impact on the joints and the warm water provides ease of movement. It also helps in reducing the swelling.
  • The people who are injured or not capable of comfortably or safely performing exercises on land can do so in water

Common Goals of Aqua Therapy:

  • Decreasing pain
  • Improving flexibility
  • Improving balance and coordination
  • Improving muscle strength and endurance
  • Improving gait and locomotion

Candidates for Aquatic Physical Therapy:

  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Recovery
  • Balance Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Idiopathic Joint Pain
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery Recovery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery Recovery
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Orthopedic Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tendonitis