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Aquatic Therapy is designed to improve a patient’s functional abilities when mobility, severe pain or weakness prevents other therapies or weight-bearing exercise is restricted.
Cape Cod Healthcare Physical Therapists conduct therapy in a pool to take advantage of water’s unique benefits: buoyancy, the resistance required to move in water -- and hydrostatic pressure, the pressure exerted on a person standing in water.
Benefits of Aquatic Therapy include:
- Increasing muscle strength and endurance
- Decreasing swelling
- Lowering muscle spasms and promoting relaxation
- Increasing circulation
- Increasing balance and coordination
Among the conditions we treat are:
Benefits of Aquatic Therapy