Your rehabilitation team may recommend therapy in Mary Free Bed’s therapeutic pool.
Water therapy is ideal for multiple reasons – the warm temperature combined with the buoyancy provided by the water decreases gravitational forces on your body so you can move easier. Water therapy helps muscles relax so you can experience greater range of motion, and it increases your circulation. The pool is also a safe environment to work on increasing muscle strength and flexibility, and performing tasks that may not yet be possible to do on land.
Recreational therapists will provide swim evaluations, and teach water safety and adapted swimming techniques.