Benefits of Aquatic Therapy
We are proud to share that our Lattimore White Spruce clinic has a pool for aquatic therapy! There are many benefits to participating in aquatic therapy compared to regular physical therapy. Take a look at these benefits to see if this may be a good fit for you!
Buoyancy helps reduce gravity which allows for a decrease in joint compression and an increase in range of motion. You will float, making the part of your body that hurts less painful to move. The warm water also helps to relax muscles that are sore or tight.
The warm water increases your comfort by increasing blood supply to sore muscles and promoting relaxation. Weight relief to weakened body structures also creates additional comfort.
Muscles are forced to work harder in the water, allowing for a natural strengthening throughout therapy sessions. The resistance of the water also helps increase muscle strength
The pressure of the water against your body helps to support you throughout your movements. Water resistance will also provide you increased time to react without the fear of falling or getting hurt.
If you feel that Aquatic Therapy is right for you, give our White Spruce Location a call at 585-442-6067.
The Lattimore Physical Therapy & Sports Rehabilitation Network was founded by Physical Therapists John and Cindy Shuman in 1992. Since then Lattimore has grown to 20+ locations in 4 different counties.
What’s unique about Lattimore is our patient experience. We tailor your 1:1 treatment around your individual needs, conditions and goals. With us, you’re more than just a number. You’re a member of our local community and we’re invested in your success. Call 1–888-PT ROCHS to experience The Lattimore Way!
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