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Water Therapy vs. Land Therapy: What You Need to Know

In recent years we have learned that water therapy has many incredible benefits that land therapy simply does not. Whether you are a competitive athlete who is living with chronic pain and soreness or an elderly individual suffering from arthritis or fibromyalgia, water therapy very well may be the answer for you. While physical therapy and land-based exercises can certainly …

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Aquatics Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that can wreak havoc on an individual’s quality of life, no matter how young or old. Often characterized by widespread pain, fatigue, and stiffness, fibromyalgia is a syndrome that affects females more than males. As anyone living with this condition knows, it can extremely debilitating and life-altering. For many afflicted with the condition, it seems there …

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How Aquatics Therapy Can Help Support Healing From Sports Injuries

In years past, aquatics therapy was viewed as something for the elderly, as it was difficult for them to perform exercises on land. While this still holds true today, it is important to note that this transformational therapy is also a miracle worker for people suffering from many other ailments, including sports injuries. For several decades now, aquatics therapy programs …

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How Aquatics Therapy Can Help the Aging Population

As our population continues to age, it is becoming more and more evident that we need a form of therapy that will help ease this transition. In America today, there are millions of people suffering from the regular wear and tear of getting older, which is wreaking havoc on their joints and limbs. Whether suffering from soreness or a specific …

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Aquatics Therapy and Arthritis: What’s the Connection?

Arthritis – more specifically rheumatoid arthritis – is a condition that affects many people throughout the United States every single year. Unfortunately, it is also a frequently misunderstood condition. There are several different types of arthritis, including rheumatoid and osteoarthritis (OA). The causes of each condition are different and therefore the treatment path is often different as well. However, aquatics …

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Aquatics Therapy for Neurological Disorders

The warm and soothing water that will envelope you when undergoing aquatics therapy has far more benefits than many people realize. In recent years, this form of therapy has become increasingly popular for many reasons. In the past, we associated water therapy with the elderly, but this is no longer the case. Nowadays, people of all ages, shapes, and forms …

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Benefits of Aquatics Therapy for Weight Loss

In the past we have touched on the many incredible benefits of aquatics therapy – some of which may have come as a surprise to you. Beyond helping individuals recover from serious accidents and offering people with Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, and other ailments an effective form of therapy, aquatics therapy can work wonders for those suffering from obesity. Because aquatics …

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How Aquatics Therapy May Benefit Competitive Athletes

Athletes are some of the hardest working people on the planet, and also the hardest on their bodies. From football players to track stars and gymnasts, injuries happen that can be both devastating and life-changing. Competitive athletes at all levels are always looking for ways to remain healthy and ultimately stay in the game, no matter what the cost. In …

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Surprising Facts About Aquatics Therapy

Many people do not realize this, but aquatics therapy is one of the oldest forms of therapeutic treatment and can be traced back to Roman times. Even though it has been around for centuries, aquatics therapy hasn’t always been that popular. However, this has changed in the last several years. In fact, more and more people are turning to this …

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Aquatics Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a growing problem that affects more than 5 million people in the United States. Experts also estimate that one in three older adults dies with Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia. Because there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s at this time, it is imperative that we look to alternative forms of treatment in order to improve …