Aquatic Therapy (Hydrotherapy) By Ryan Berube The Benefits for Athletic Injuries Increased Mobility and strength Maintain fitness levels Decrease swelling Pain relief Removes weight from joints and bones Began jogging at an earlier stage of rehab
Began jogging at an earlier stage of rehab
Buoyancy allowed Carson Palmer to run neck deep
underwater cameras allow Bengals athletic trainers to observe movements and diagnose any gait irregularities (Hydroworx,2006).
Control effusion in an injured extremity
Increases blood flow
Increase lymphatic return
Resistance to all fast movements in water
Must consist of Open/Closed chain activities.
Open chain exercises
Closed chain exercises
Balance and proprioception
Neuromuscular and Neurological