Conditions That May Benefit From Aquatic Therapy

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Aquatic therapy is a type of physical therapy that is performed in water. This type of therapy may help treat medical conditions you may be suffering from. In fact, in the hands of a great physical therapist, aquatic therapy may be a very powerful healing and pain reducing tool.

At Excel Sports and Physical Therapy, our team is well-versed in a wide variety of physical therapy techniques. Our team works out of 11 Missouri locations to allow you easy access to great physical therapy services. If you’re looking specifically for the benefits provided by aquatic therapy, our team can help you create a treatment plan that includes this and other physical therapy techniques that may help to reduce your pain.

Some of the benefits of aquatic therapy at Excel Sports and Physical Therapy

At Excel Sports and Physical Therapy, our team uses therapy performed in one of our dedicated physical therapy pools for three primary reasons. This form of therapy provides the following benefits:

  • Weight to be taken off joints
  • Muscle relaxation and strengthening
  • Inflammation and swelling reduction

By taking advantage of these potential benefits, our physical therapists may be able to assist you with a variety of conditions.

Conditions that our physical therapists treat with aquatic therapy

The therapists at Excel Sports and Physical Therapy can use the benefits of aquatic therapy to help with many different conditions. However, you may not know if your specific condition can benefit from this type of physical therapy. Some of the conditions that may be treated with aquatic therapy include:

Our physical therapy team seeks to assist you by potentially reducing the pain of these conditions and promoting healing through aquatic therapy.

If you would like more information about the services we provide, then contact our team at Excel Sports and Physical Therapy today.