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It is our mission to provide the highest quality of care to our patients by highly trained and qualified staff through evidence-based practice, promoting health and wellness; timely recovery following injury, debilitation, or surgical intervention; return to prior level of function and independence in daily activities, work, and recreation, to service the people of our community and industry.
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Aquatic Therapy
 

PUTTING REHABILITATION INTO A NEW LEAGUE

 
Aquatic therapy offers an alternate form of rehabilitation and can be used in conjunction with more traditional forms of outpatient therapies. One goal when beginning aquatic therapy is to progress from pool to land based exercises in order to return to adequate level of function. This is a beneficial type of therapy that can be useful in a variety of medical conditions.
 

It is beneficial for patients with:

  • Ankle injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Healing fractured bones
  • Joint sprains
  • Knee injuries
  • Muscle spasms
  • Stroke
  • Those who have had orthopedic surgeries
 
Pool therapy has been known to improve quality of movement and strength, as well as reduce pain. It does this by decreasing the amount of joint stress to make performing exercises less painful. By doing this patients are able to strengthen their muscles without weights, decrease joint and soft tissue swelling and relax injured muscles to allow for greater blood flow to the injured area.
 

Benefits of Aquatic therapy:

  • Improves muscle tone and strength
  • Improves endurance
  • Increases cardiovascular function
  • Increases circulation, flexibility, range of motion, balance and coordination
 
The therapists at Biomax are able to progress the patient by utilizing our SwimEx pool. Aquatic therapy is not for everyone. Consult your physician or physical therapist to see if you are a candidate for aquatic therapy.