Healing Water

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Aquatic physical therapy promotes conditioning and rehabilitation in a comforting environment. Buoyancy results in greater ease of movement and relieves pressure on the spine and affected joints. The flow and drag properties of the water provide a safe challenge to balance and a resistance to movement for strengthening purposes. Exercises performed in the water can then be transferred to land.

The semi weightless setting facilitates the treatment of multiple conditions simultaneously while enabling physical therapists to easily help with exercise. Pain, edema and stress are reduced in the water and patients can accomplish more challenging motions with less pain and without being concerned with falling.

 

Aquatic Therapy is appropriate for myriad symptoms such as...


Back Pain

 

 

Arthritis Conditions

 

Postsurgical Recovery

Reduced weight bearing on lower extremities

 

Severe Strains of Lower Extremities

 

Walking, Gait and Balance Problems