The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center facility uses hydrotherapy for athletic rehabilitation to help this high school football and basketball athlete. Back issues prevented him from playing sports. In addition, he couldn’t attend school due to prolonged sitting. After four weeks of aquatic therapy, he went back to lifting weights for in physical therapy. His activity and flexibility increased dramatically while his pain level is decreased.
The unique properties of water – buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure, viscosity and fluid dynamics – provided an ideal athletic rehabilitation environment. Here’s why:
Another big advantage is that a patient can begin treatment in the first stages of injury. In addition, patients continue to train during recovery. From orthopedic recover to neuromuscular conditions, water therapy is an ideal way to treat a variety of health conditions.
Hydrotherapy gives patient the confidence, strength, and support they need to master proper mechanics and improve the quality of their life.