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Leading Edge Physiotherapy in Alberta offers integrated aquatic therapy coupled with land based programs for impressive rehab, recovery and training results.

From the Leading Edge Physiotherapy website:

If you have sustained an acute or chronic injury, undergone surgery, sustained a non-operative injury, or are in pain and would benefit from a reduced weight bearing or more comfortable environment for your physiotherapy, then our Integrated Hydrotherapy treatment program may be indicated.

Why Leading Edge Hydrotherapy?aquatic therapy

Aquatic therapy takes advantage of the physical properties of water, especially buoyancy. When submerged in water buoyancy supports a patient’s weight which facilitates exercise without the compressive loading forces present with routine land-based programs.

Research has shown that when combining aquatic therapy with land-based therapy, the patient’s flexibility and self-reported functional outcomes were more improved when compared to traditional land-based treatment alone. (Gulick D. et. al., Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy, vol 15 #1, Spring 2007.)

Aquatic therapy Treats Many Conditions:

  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Total joint replacement (total knee replacements, total hip replacements, shoulder replacement surgery)
  • Athletic Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Balance Disorders
  • Pediatric Injuries (Fractures, sprains, strains and issues that reduce weight bearing capacity)
  • Spinal Conditions (Herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, stenosis)
  • Chronic pain
  • Multi-trauma
  • Arthritis and Fibromyalgia
  • Neuromuscular Disorders

 

To see how adding a hydrotherapy pool will increase revenue at your clinic, try our simple ROI calculator.

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