Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy 

Water therapy may be helpful for clients suffering from the following conditions:
  • Arthritis

  • Arthroscopic surgery recovery

  • Autism

  • Balance disorders

  • Bursitis

  • Cerebral palsy

  • Chronic pain

  • Depression

  • Idiopathic joint pain

  • Joint reconstruction surgery recovery

  • Joint replacement surgery recovery

  • Lower back pain

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Orthopedic injuries

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Multiple sclerosis

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Scoliosis

  • Stress

  • Spinal cord injury

  • Sprains and strains

  • Stroke

  • Tendonitis

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Aquatic Therapy continues to grow in popularity as a safe complement or alternative to traditional land-based therapy that is suitable for children and adults of all ages and fitness levels. The soothing properties of water appeal to those in search of treatment that can heal the body while improving rehabilitation timeframes, fitness levels or reducing overall stress levels.

 
WHAT IS AQUATIC THERAPY?

Aquatic therapy is physical therapy that takes place in a pool or other aquatic environment under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional. Aquatic therapy is also known as water therapy, aquatic rehabilitation, aqua therapy, pool therapy, therapeutic aquatic exercise or hydrotherapy.

Common goals of aqua 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