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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"Gifted as he is, he is still unable to walk, struggles through various physical, occupational and aquatic therapy sessions and relies on a machine to help him cough when he gets sick.
She says he also benefited greatly from aquatic therapy in the clinic's on-site pool.
Residents may access a wide array of resort-style amenities such as fine dining venues, pool, spa, wellness programming with aquatic therapy and health education.
Residents enjoy access to a wide array of resort-style amenities, which may include fine dining venues, pool, spa, wellness programming with aquatic therapy, and health education.
Clinton Physical Therapy Center offers standard physical therapy services, aquatic therapy, pediatric therapy, women's health, and industrial rehab, including work conditioning and return to work programmes.
Lilly's experience in aquatic therapy has helped her develop a love for swimming, and she is looking forward to competing in the Special Olympics.
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.
Vonder Hulls DS, Walker LK, Powell JM, 2006, Clinicians' perceptions of the benefits of aquatic therapy for young children with autism: a preliminary study.
Hydrotherapy or aquatic therapy is the use of exercises in a pool as part of treatment for various diseases or medical conditions.

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