Performing exercise in the water can be beneficial for a variety of individuals with neuromuscular or musculoskeletal disorders. Our pool is kept at a warm 94 degrees to allow for optimal muscle relaxation and function. Aquatic therapy has been known to decrease joint compression forces, may reduce inflammation and provide feedback for improving posture. The resistance of the water during exercise provides a safe environment for addressing balance, strength, and postural deficits.
Who would benefit from aquatic therapy?
- Arthritic Joints
- Neurological disorders
- Back pain
- Chronic pain
- Orthopedic disorders
- Post-operative patients (as cleared by physician)
What type of outcome should I expect from aquatic therapy?
Most patients find that aquatic therapy provides a safe way to regain their strength, balance, range of motion, and flexibility.