If you or someone you know suffers from a knee or hip problem, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, back pain, a stroke or a spinal injury, aquatic therapy can be a highly effective method of treatment.
Aquatic therapy reduces pressure on joints by reducing gravity’s effect. When your body is immersed in water, a certain level of buoyancy is achieved, relieving physical stress and increasing your flexibility, for a faster recovery. Aquatic therapy also reduces pain and inflammation, decreases muscle spasms and promotes cardiovascular fitness.
The full range of benefits associated with aquatic therapy rehab includes: