Aquatic Therapy is a specially designed exercise program performed in a pool with very warm water.
What is the advantage of using warm water for Aquatic Therapy?
The use of warm water in the pool increases circulation.
When is Aquatic Therapy appropritate?
Aquatic Therapy may be an appropriate option if you are unable to perform land-based
exercise. Aquatic Therapy strengthens muscles.
Which adult conditions can be helped with Aquatic Therapy?
Aquatic Therapy is beneficial in treating several medical conditions like osteoporosis or osteoarthritis,
diabetes, high blood pressure.
How can Aquatic Therapy help children with occupational therapy needs?
Aquatic Therapy is an enjoyable and beneficial process for children with occupational
Aquatic therapy is targeted to increase the strength and build developmental skills of
children using the pool as a medium.
What are the benefits of Aquatic Therapy?
The benefits of aquatic therapy include body awareness, relaxation and fun.
Children with a variety of physical, sensory, developmental, or neurological issues are
prime candidates for aquatic therapy.
Which conditions can be addressed through Aquatic Therapy?
Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Processing Disorders, Auditory Processing Difficulties,
Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spastic Diplegia, Multiple
Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Hypotonia, Apraxia, Developmental Dyspraxia, Rett Syndrome,
Rheumatoid Arthritis, Asperger Syndrome, seizure disorders, sensory integration dysfunction,
gross motor delays, motor planning issues, lack of core strength, ADHD, learning and
language disabilities, and issues associated with premature birth can be addressed
successfully with aquatic therapy.