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Aquatic Therapy Brookline, MA

Boston Sports Medicine provides expert aquatic therapy in Brookline, MA conducted by licensed physical therapists. Aquatic therapy is any type of rehabilitative therapy that is conducted in water. The goal of this type of therapy is to alleviate complications derived from injuries or chronic disease. The natural resistance of the water is less taxing on the joints, which is beneficial for patients who are unable to use weights. Many patients who are unable to engage in conventional physical rehabilitation therapy usually have a much easier time with aquatic therapy.

Aquatic Therapy Brookline MA

1 Braintree Street
Allston, MA 02134
Tel: (617) 787-8700
Fax: (617) 787-8106
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Effective Aquatic Therapy in Brookline, MA

Because there is less pressure placed on the joints, aquatic therapy allows many patients to perform movements that would otherwise not be possible. Warm water is usually used in this type of therapy. This helps to decrease any pain, tightness or spasms that the patient may experience in addition to increasing the flow of blood to the muscles.

Boston Sports Medicine conducts aquatic therapy in Hydroworx pools that are outfitted with aquatic treadmills. These pools are filled with warm salt water that is maintained at a constant 88-90 degrees Fahrenheit. Depending on the patient’s needs and abilities, a licensed physical therapist will create a customized exercise plan that may include various kinds of equipment that are available for therapeutic use.

How Can Aquatic Therapy Help You

There are many different conditions and injuries that can be treated using aquatic therapy techniques. Some of these conditions include:

  • Knee Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Amputee Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions

This is not a complete list of conditions that can be improved with aquatic therapy in Brookline, MA. To learn more about our services and how we can help you, contact us today at (617) 787-8700.

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