Aquatic Rehabilitation

A Comfortable Rehabilitation Option

For those who struggle with traditional land-based therapy, aquatic therapy a great treatment opportunity. Patients need not possess swimming skills to benefit from aquatic therapy. Treatment can be performed in sitting, on your back and stomach, and/or standing positions.

If you suffer from one of the following, chances are, you can benefit from aquatic rehab:

  • Arthritis Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Obesity
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Injuries
  • Difficult with Walking/Balance
  • Shoulder
  • Neck
  • Pre & Post Surgery
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cardiopulmonary
  • Pregnancy
  • Stroke, MS, Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s, Post Polio
Aquatic Therapy is NOT for patients with:
  • – Fear of Water
  • – Incontinence
  • – Seizure Disorders
  • – Open Wounds
  • – Chlorine Allergies
  • – Colostomies

The Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy is one of the safest, most comfortable treatment options a physical therapy patient will ever experience.

Common benefits of aquatic therapy are:

  • Decreased Pain
  • Improved Range of Motion and Flexibility
  • Improved Strength and Aerobic Endurance
  • Improved Walking Skills
  • Improved Confidence and Mental Status

Aquatic therapy provides:

  • Buoyancy – it eases the stress on your muscles and joints.
  • Temperature – the warm water relaxes the body and enhances circulation.
  • Viscosity – the “thickness” of the water provides gentle resistance.
  • Turbulence – moving water gently challenges the body to maintain balance and control.
  • Hydrostatic Pressure – this pressure provides natural relief of joint swelling.

What the Patient will Need:

  • Swimsuit
  • Aqua Shoes
  • Towel
  • A cover-up to/from restroom
  • Hat/Visor & Sunglass
  • Cap (optional)

Our staff are specially trained to provide you with an individualized aquatic therapy treatment program. Aquatic therapy is covered by many insurance plans.
Give us a call today to learn more!