Aquatic therapy or aqua therapy is a treatment in which the physical therapist uses the pool as a therapeutic medium, that provides safe rehabilitation for patients with a variety of conditions. A benefit of aquatic therapy is upward force of the buoyancy of water, minimizing the effects of gravity allowing, strengthening and stretching to be less stressful and painful on the joints.
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At AOPT, our patients have a variety of therapy services to choose from. Aquatic therapy allows patients to exercise safely with less pain; encouraging rehabilitation, beginning strengthening earlier, while working to gain normal movement patterns and muscle functionality.
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