Aquatics

AQUATIC PT HELPFUL

Compared with no intervention, a 6-week program of aquatic physical therapy resulted in significantly less pain and improved physical function, strength, and quality of life. 71 volunteers with symptomatic hip or knee osteoarthritis participated in a study to either receive 6 weeks of aquatic physical therapy or no aquatic physical therapy.  The ...

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AQUATIC THERAPY FOR HIP & KNEE ARTHRITIS

Research was performed on 71 subjects with symptomatic hip or knee osteoarthritis. The intervention resulted in less pain and joint stiffness and greater physical function, quality of life, and hip muscle strength over the 6 week trial. Call Penny in the Lisbon office of ECRC Physical Therapy at 1-860-376-2564 to schedule your ...

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WATER-BASED EXERCISE WORKS

In this study, 65 patients with CLBP were assigned to receive aquatic exercise or land-based exercise. The aquatic exercise program consisted of 20 sessions with a physical therapist 5 times per week for 4 weeks in a swimming pool at 33 degrees C. The land-based home exercise programs were demonstrated ...

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