Aquatic therapy is great for patients of all ages and is a safe, relaxing way to improve strength, balance, flexibility and circulation. Water provides a natural resistance and a light pressure that lowers swelling.
How it can help
Aquatic therapy is great for back injuries, stroke rehab arthritis, fibromyalgia, joint repair and replacement, or any other condition that effects movement or standing. It improves strength and endurance while lowering pain
You will do your therapy in a warm, 90° therapeutic pool. The warm water relaxed your muscles and increases blood flow to the injured parts of your body. Talk to your doctor or physical therapist to see if aquatic therapy is right for you.
For more information about outpatient rehabilitation services near you, call 419-226-9019 or visit mercy.com.