soma system® for Our Patients Katherine Hartsell, PTA We introduced soma system® to our patients at Boston Sports Medicine (click here for the introductory blog about soma system® self bodywork if you missed it). We have integrated this intervention into our treatments for patients that need and want to take their self-care “beyond foam rolling.”…
Boston Sports Medicine has developed a world-class facility for aquatic therapy in the Watertown, MA area. One key concern with rehabilitation is that an overly stressful workout could lead to injuries in other parts of your body. Aquatic therapy offers the following key advantages due to the favorable attributes of water:
- Fluid Supports Limbs
- Buoyancy Lifts Body
- Gentle Resistance
- Temperature Control
- Reduction Of Pounding
Professional physical therapists can modify water pressure, temperature and velocity for a customized patient workout. Hot and cold can be used to control blood flow around the injured area. Finally, reducing the pounding from walking or running helps leg injuries recover faster.
Boston Sports Medicine and Aquatic Therapy in the Watertown, MA Area
Boston Sports Medicine uses an aquatic treadmill, adjustable resistance jets and massage system to deliver a variety of customizable rehabilitation workouts. This low impact pool makes it easy to adjust support and resistance for patients to gradually rebuild strength, balance and muscle mass. Water is also more effective at controlling swelling and pain.
Aquatic therapy is the ideal solution for surgical rehabilitation, sports performance or elder care. Recognized by the New England Physical Therapy Network and American Physical Therapy Association, Boston Sports Medicine has licensed physical therapists using the latest techniques and most modern equipment to help you recover from a sports-related injury with the top aquatic therapy services in the Watertown, MA area.