Axis PT & Rehab is proud to offer an on-site aquatic therapy pool, kept at a warm 98° for your rehab needs. Make your rehabilitation easier with individualized exercise in our warm water pool. Guided off-site aquatic therapy at a community pool is also an option we offer to our physical therapy patients.
Aquatic Therapy offers multiple therapeutic benefits such as hydrostatic pressure, which places compression around the entire body, helping to relieve chronic muscle aches when a person is submerged neck-deep. The resistance in the water, also helps tone atrophied muscles faster by using more muscle fibers. Heated water, which increases blood flow to the limbs and can also help promote muscle relaxation and increase healing.
Warm water therapy can be great for all of the following:
- Improving flexibility
- Improving balance and coordination
- Building muscle strength and endurance
- Enhancing aerobic capacity
- Assisting with gait and locomotion
- Reducing stress and promoting relaxation
Common conditions treated with warm water therapy include:
- Strained muscles
- Post-operative recovery
- Total Joint replacements
- Back pain
- Knee pain
- General weakness