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For These Issues, Just Adding (warm) Water Might Be the Key . . .

Aquatic Therapy is often used to successfully treat these conditions, and PT@acac has got the best facilities in town to provide it*.

  • rheumatoid arthritis

  • osteoarthritis

  • fibromyalgia

  • polymyalgia rheumatica

  • chronic back pain

  • complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

  • joint disorders

  • lower extremity stress fractures requiring limited weight bearing

  • peripheral neuropathy

  • pre/post-surgical

  • neurological and motor control deficiencies (i.e. CP, post-CVA, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis)

  • general deconditioning

What are the benefits of Aquatic Therapy? 

  • buouyancy of the water, to allow for more comfortable exercise

  • water provides resistance but also support

  • hydro-static pressure from the water helps to reduce swelling in the legs and feet

  • warm water temperature helps promote muscle relaxation and increase circulation

Our Aquatic Rehab Program is Customized to You

Aquatic physical therapy applies standard physical therapy practices & principles but with the patient in the water. 

Before initiating aquatic physical therapy, the patient is evaluated by a physical therapist in the clinic and a personalized plan of care is determined. 

Most patients are guided through exercises with the therapist on the pool deck; should you require a higher level of assistance, the therapist may be able to be in the water with you. 

For more information, visit PT@acac's website section on Aquatic Therapy

* Special protections have been put in place to ensure patient safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact us at acacpt.com/locations to find out if aquatic therapy may be right for you and specific information about our facilities, hours, and precautions. 

Our office team will contact you if there are any changes in your scheduled aquatic therapy session.

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