Aquatic Therapy Helps Recovery from Injury and Surgery

Elizabeth Dalton, Occupational Therapist

Pools and lakes are most commonly used for beginner swimmers learning new skills andexperienced swimmers perfecting their strokes. However, it can be used for more therapeuticpurposes as well. The warmth of the water allows for stretching and loosening of the body inpreparation for exercise. Exercise, which in turn, allows for strengthening of muscles around adamaged,…

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