Aquatic Therapy

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Aquatic therapy is an exercise program that is designed and led by a physical therapist and performed in water in a pool. Exercise performed in water provides buoyancy and decreases the pain and stress on weight-bearing joints while providing resistance to help build muscle strength and mobility.

Benefits of aquatic therapy:
Patients who have benefited include those with:
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