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Aqua Physical Therapy is the way of enhancing function and reducing pain by performing exercises while submerged in water, all under the individual guidance of a authorized physical specialist. Such Aqua Physiotherapy is effective in restoring patient confidence as overall functional mobility increases. Water Therapy is a safe and efficient treatment environment for movement and exercise during the rehabilitation process for athletic injury, post-surgical recovery, spine pain, osteoarthritis, and balance issues.
Our Aquatic Physical Therapy Exercises consists of supervised exercises performed in the water. Swimming is not a prerequisite skill. Patients can perform each activity while remaining in the water, catching onto the sides of the pool or using a flotation device.
The is a safe and efficient method for healing injuries, restoring patient confidence and increasing mobility with each completed exercise. This specific type of therapy treatment is used to treat a variety of medical conditions and infections such as multiple sclerosis, strokes, arthritis, Parkinson's illness, obesity and muscular dystrophy. The use of water allows you to function at levels that are not possible outside of this environment, which affords positive physical gains. The ultimate goal of Aquatic Therapy is to progress you to a more functional, land-based program.