The healing power of water
Those who have trouble with exercise due to arthritis, fractures, sprains or weight issues, often benefit from aquatic therapy. This unique form of physical therapy uses the buoyancy of water to prevent the stress on joints that more traditional exercise can cause. Water also provides resistance that helps build strength in weak or injured muscles, while the water’s warmth increases blood flow to the damaged area, helping to speed healing.
Huggins Hospital is proud to offer Aquatic Therapy to our community in our therapeutic pool at our Back Bay Rehabilitation location. The pool is kept at a therapeutic temperature of 92 degrees, and skilled physical therapists guide you through exercises that can help restore your strength, improve range of motion and reduce swelling.