Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

Rachel Mertins, DPT, ATRIC, works on static standing with Elizabeth Dunn, a 25-year-old with a cervical spinal cord injury. Aquatic specialist Erik Schlegel provides a second set of skilled hands to ensure proper alignment and weight-bearing. (Photo Location: PruittHealth – Savannah)
Water settings complement land-based work to help patients reach functional goals comfortably and safely.
Exposure to moisture can harm treatment tables, making poolside treatment in aquatic facilities problematic. A new line of aluminum tables from The Athletic Edge, a division of Pivotal Health Solutions, offers a new furnishing option for the aquatic setting.
The Triton could be good news to facilities exploring the market for an affordably priced therapy pool. It is the newest offering from Fall River, Mass-headquartered SwimEx Inc, to enter the commercial and residential markets with the construction qualities customers value in other SwimEx products but with a smaller price tag.
Aquatic-based therapy offers a healing medium and therapeutic components that can be customized to each patient’s needs.
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Rehabilitation in a warm-water environment is an effective solution for someone with a chronic pain condition to reverse the feedback cycle of pain and decreased activity. Once initiated, an aquatic rehab program can transition into land-based rehab.
A new January 22 webinar aims to offer participants the latest research investigating the impact of aquatic therapy on patients with osteoarthritis (OA).
HydroWorx has announced that October 10 it will host a 1 hour webinar centered on shoulder surgery aquatic rehabilitation and techniques.
Aqua Creeks Products now markets an adjustable, waterproof walker designed to provide users assistance in independent mobility in the pool.
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Therapy pools and equipment can help patients decrease pain and increase mobility