aquatic therapy

aquatic therapy

Water therapy Rehab medicine The exercising of muscle groups under water, which increases range-of-motion and light resistance for rehabilitation. See Rehabilitation medicine.

aquatic therapy

Exercises performed in or underwater for conditioning or rehabilitation (e.g., in injured athletes or patients with joint diseases).
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Individuals participating in The Pain Recovery Program are provided a variety of treatment options that include medication management, nutraceutical (vitamin) therapy, physical therapy, strength and conditioning, massage, muscle manipulation therapy, chiropractic care, aquatic therapy, hypnotherapy, and biofeedback.
EXPERTS helping autistic children in Bahrain should integrate aquatic therapy in their daily routines, it was urged.
Aquatic therapy provides many advantages to experience, learn, and enjoy new movement skills, which leads to increased functional skills and mobility, and builds self-confidence.
Noh DK, Lim JY, Shin HI, Paik NJ, 2008, The effect of aquatic therapy on postural balance and muscle strength in stroke survivors--a randomized controlled pilot trial.
The company said the acquisition adds more than 30 locations across Virginia, including five aquatic therapy centres and three performance centres.
Hydrotherapy or aquatic therapy is the use of exercises in a pool as part of treatment for various diseases or medical conditions.
The objective of the week-long workshop was to upgrade the skills of our physiotherapists and enhance our physiotherapy practice at HMC by incorporating aquatic therapy protocols and evidence-based therapeutic interventions," said Dr.
a subsidiary of Select Medical Holdings Corporation, which provides services including inpatient physical, occupational, speech and recreational therapy, as well as outpatient aquatic therapy, prosthetic training, lymphedema management, balance rehabilitation, and vestibular therapy.
At the RAK Rehabilitation Centre we offer a comprehensive programme including treatments for reducing back and neck muscle pain, spine strengthening through aquatic therapy, provide a virtual walking environment on a treadmill, check proper balance and offer analysis of gait pattern or human mobility in general, besides a number of individual therapies.
Using state-of-the-art equipment, the medical center also provides physical, occupational and speech therapy, ambulance service, aquatic therapy, lab and screening services, emergency, acute/inpatient, and inpatient rehabilitation care.
For more on staying active with MS, check out the following stories: Yoga for MS [7], Walk this way--Nordic style [8], Keep moving with MS [9] and Should you try aquatic therapy [10]?
Programs in Women's Health, Aquatic Therapy, Oncological Rehabilitation, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Pelvic Health, Dance Therapy, Bioness, for high functioning neurology clients, Performance Enhancement for Athletes (both professional and recreational), and Specialized Industrial Testing and Training, compliment the proven techniques for spinal re-stabilization, pre and post-surgical rehab, and non-operative protocols and strategies for any orthopedic condition, head to toe.