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Acquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy is a type of physical therapy or exercise using the resistance of water in a pool. These kinds of exercises can be helpful in improving strength, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, function, balance, and general fitness. Additionally, warm water can help to increase range of motion and flexibility. Participants can walk, run, jump, or swim and all of these exercises can be non weight bearing due to the properties of water, therefore taking unwanted stress and strain off of achy or painful joints. [more...]

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