Water supports the body and reduces stress on joints allowing muscles to be strengthened differently than on land. This allows you to exercise earlier after your injury and to get stronger and more flexible when your body cannot otherwise tolerate loading.
Aquatic Therapy Benefits
Aquatic physical therapy can help you improve your motion, strength, balance, coordination, and endurance and can be used as an alternative to, or in conjunction with land based physical therapy programs.
Aquatic therapy is often used to treat problems associated with:
- Orthopedic surgery rehabilitation
- Athletic rehabilitation "Athlete Advantage"
- Pain Management
- Back and neck injury
- Strains and sprains
- Neurological illness or injury
- Gait deviations and balance/proprioception
- Decreased range of motion
Why choose us?
When you choose
Kelly Hawkins PT for your care needs, you are choosing a team dedicated to providing the support and healing needed to get you back to your best. Our therapists will develop a personalized treatment plan unique to your needs leveraged through leading, outcomes-driven techniques intended to improve movement and overall function goals.
About our team
Our physical therapists are specially trained in a range of specialties. We will also work collaboratively with your support network - from primary doctors to collegiate athletic trainers - to help you safely return to your day-to-day life while optimizing performance and preventing re-injury. We treat patients of all ages, and we pride ourselves on ease of access, convenience, quality of care, and a positive family-friendly environment.
At physical therapy appointments, we encourage patients to wear comfortable clothing that enables free movement and that allows the therapist access to the injured body part. Most patients wear athletic clothes to their appointments.