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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cassandra Lee
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Water-based exercise: Aqua therapy is an exercise program performed in water. There are many benefits of aqua therapy - buoyancy of the water helps to decrease the weight ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pool therapy: Aquatic therapy combines the advantages of buoyancy from being in the water with standard physical therapy principles used on "dry land." water also g ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Exercise in a pool: Pool therapy is generally used for people who can't tolerate land based physical therapy. The water lessens the load gravity puts on the body.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Used water or a pool: Physical therapy that uses water or a pool is called aquatic therapy. The use of water provides buoyancy which takes the stresses of weightbearing ... Read More
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Aqua PT: Definition of aquatic therapy: a therapeutic procedure which attempts to improve function through the application of aquatic therapeutic exercises. Th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Very: I like aquatic therapy for my patients with back pain because it allows them to get in the water and exercise while diminishing their own body weight ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Not necessarily: Some pt may be uncomfortable at times but most of the time it is not.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Training : A good physical therapist will evaluate physical problems and design a plan of care that addresses the specific problems a person is facing. They wil ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Maybe: Physical therapy may help.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Can be: Water or aquatic physical therapy can be very effective, especially when we want to minimize weight bearing but want to maintain resistance. It is al ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Billy
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Less stress on joint: Water or aquatic physical therapy can be helpful with weakness and arthritis. The temperature of the water can help with pain relief. The water also ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See Link: I found a link about the exercises for TMJ and want to share them with you because this works. http://iris.nyit.edu/~hmakofsk/hep.pdf.
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