Why aquatic therapy?

While performing your therapy program in water, the stress placed on muscles and joints is reduced. This decreases pain normally felt while exercising on dry land. The water also offers a natural resistance to help build strength.

Benefits

  • Increase ease of joint range of motion
  • Increase blood supply to muscles
  • Decrease pain and tension
  • Increase amount of blood return to the heart
  • Decrease edema of submerged body part
  • Decrease muscle spasms
  • Improve body awareness, trunk stability and balance
  • Strengthen muscles with resistance in all directions

Aquatic Therapy Programs

  • Water walking and jogging
  • Strength training
  • Flexibility training
  • Sports specific exercise
  • Plyometrics
  • Relaxation and tone reduction
  • Joint mobilization

Facility Features

  • Specially trained staff
  • Warm water
  • Hydrostatic lift chair (easy entry and exit from the water)
  • Various depths of water
  • Underwater seating benches
  • Spa jets with adjustable water and air flow
  • Adjustable thrust jets
  • Convenient lockers and wheelchair accessible bathroom/shower

Check with your health care provider to see if aquatic therapy could benefit you. For more information on your team of therapists, please select location below: