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Aquatic Therapy

Water supports the body and reduces stress on joints allowing muscles to be strengthened differently than on land. This allows you to exercise earlier after your injury and to get stronger and more flexible when your body cannot otherwise tolerate loading. Aquatic physical therapy can help you improve your motion, strength, balance, coordination, and endurance and can be used as an alternative to, or in conjunction with land based physical therapy programs.

Aquatic therapy can Effectively Treat:

  • Shin Splints
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Hip or Knee injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Back Pain
  • Rotator Cuff injury
  • Arthritis Pain
  • Parkinson
  • Fibromyalgia

Common goals of aquatic therapy programs include:

  • Improving flexibility
  • Improving balance and coordination
  • Building muscle strength and endurance
  • Enhancing aerobic capacity
  • Assisting with gait and locomotion
  • Reducing stress and promoting relaxation