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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 …

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Aquatics Therapy for Arthritis: What You Need to Know

Arthritis is a common ailment that many older people are faced with. It’s safe to say that anyone who has ever experienced arthritis can attest to the discomfort and pain that is associated with it. For those suffering from arthritis, pain relief of any kind is welcomed. We’ve touched on the many wonderful benefits of aquatics therapy in past blog …

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Is Aquatics Therapy Right for You?

In most cases, the answer to this question is yes. Over the years, we have seen the benefits of physical therapy, and more specifically aquatics therapy, become more and more evident. Not every physical therapy clinic offers aquatics therapy, but we would like to argue that those that do not offer this type of service may not be doing everything …

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My Feet Hurt, Is Physical Therapy the Answer?

Regardless of what kind of career you have or even how active you are, your feet are one of your most relied upon body parts. As healthy adults, we are prone to taking our feet, legs, and other limbs for granted. That is, until they start to become a problem. Unfortunately, there are thousands of people throughout the United States …

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Physical Therapy for Pain Management

In recent years, more and more evidence has shown that physical therapists very well may be the answer when it comes to managing pain. In fact, physical therapy is a key component of pain control and is oftentimes the first point of entry for patients recovering from a serious injury or those who are suffering from chronic pain. Chronic pain …

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Aquatics Therapy May Help You Relieve Chronic Pain

Anyone who has ever had to live with chronic pain can attest to how excruciating and debilitating it can be. Whether back, neck, hip, or leg pain, there is no way to sugar coat how life altering of an experience chronic pain can be. According to the American Pain Foundation, approximately 50 million Americans suffer from persistent chronic pain (lasting …

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Physical Therapy & Weight Loss: What’s the Deal?

Most people think of physical therapy as something you need if you are injured or have a condition that requires treatment in order to improve. While that is undoubtedly the main purpose of physical therapy, there are actually several other ways in which it can help you. In addition to working to prevent osteoporosis and back or neck pain, physical …

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Three Ways Physical Therapy Can Help Ease Knee Pain

As many people know, knee pain can be extremely debilitating and drastically affect an individual’s ability to enjoy life. Whether caused by disease or injury, knee pain is no fun, no matter how you look at it. One of the most common causes of knee pain is knee osteoarthritis, which is actually the single leading cause of chronic disability among …

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Learn how Aquatics Therapy Ease Pregnancy Pain

Water seems to carry numerous beneficial superpowers that help people with a wide range of ailments or those who are in a particular physical condition. Aquatics therapy is a low-impact type of exercise that helps people heal, relax, rehabilitate, and get in better shape. From the elderly and obese to pregnant women, aquatics therapy truly carries many great benefits. An …