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Aquatic Physical Therapy

Aquatic Physical Therapy includes the treatemnt and rehabilitation of patients in an aquatic environment. The unique properties of water, including buoyancy, accommodative resistance and support enhance interventions for patients across a wide age span with musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary and integumentary conditions.

Benefits of Aquatic Physical Therapy
  • Improve muscle strength and tone
  • Increase cardiovascular function
  • Reduce stress to joints under water
  • Decrease swelling
  • Increase circulation
  • Increase strength and endurance
  • Increase range of motion and flexibility
  • Increase balance and coordination
Physician referral required.

Pam Posvic, PTA
HFM Rehab Plus
Manitowoc, WI