Aqua therapy for physical therapy

70% of the human body is water. The majority of the functions in the body depend on water. Nearly all biochemical reactions occur in an aquatic environment. But have you ever wondered if water can treat musculoskeletal injuries? Aqua therapy is a method that can be used to treat musculoskeletal injuries as well as neural damage. A skilled physical therapist will assist you in reaching your goals. The whole process will take place in a swimming pool.

Aqua therapy can treat certain conditions

Aqua therapy can treat many conditions of the neuron system and musculoskeletal system.

  • Lower back pain, and in particular, lower back pain
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Balance disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and stroke are all neurological conditions.
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Post-surgical treatment
  • Spain and its strains
  • Strock
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Joint injuries

There are many diseases that can be depressing, and aqua therapy can help to treat them.

Aqua Therapy has many benefits

According to the legend, water is the cure for most diseases. For example, water can reduce depression and help with skin problems.

  • Relax muscle spasms, muscle pain, and muscle tension
  • It relaxes our body and mind.
  • To maintain or increase mobilization
  • Strengthen weak muscles
  • To encourage walking and other activities
  • Normalizing blood flow can treat many skin conditions.
  • Warm water causes vasodilation, which increases blood flow and evenly distributes nutrients.
  • Hydrostatic water can relieve peripheral edema and dampen the sympathetic nervous system.
  • Many respiratory problems are being addressed because the water is hard on the respiratory muscles.
  • It gives stability to the patient so that the patient can do exercises without fear of falling.

Contradictions to aqua therapy

Although aqua therapy can be a very beneficial treatment, it has certain pitfalls, and not everyone is eligible for it. The physical therapist will examine your body and ask several questions to determine if you are eligible for aqua therapy, which has its own contradictions.

  • High fever
  • Open wounds
  • Uncontrolled seizures
  • Influenza virus
  • Allergy to chlorine
  • Cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary diseases
  • Diabetic patients
  • Hydrophobic patients
  • Patients with urinary tract infections


Aquatherapy is a very beneficial treatment that can relieve a variety of diseases and relax the mind. However, it should always be done under supervision and with a qualified physical therapist. Before you begin an aqua therapy session, discuss your medical history and symptoms.

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