There’s nothing worse for an athlete than being sidelined by an injury. With aquatic therapy, the weightlessness of water creates an ideal environment to stay conditioned during injury rehabilitation. Athletes can continue to workout at an intense level without risking further damage or injury.
The properties of water: buoyancy, viscosity, and hydrostatic pressure are key factors in hydrotherapy success. Another important hydrotherapy tool for rehabilitation is a hot plunge pool. The warm water helps loosen muscles for better rehab and conditioning sessions.
* Read how a Florida recovery clinic is helping patients with injuries to their spinal cord recover with hydrotherapy.
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