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What are the benefits of water therapy for someone with a disability?
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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Safe exercise
Water supports the body and reduces pain during exercise for many conditions.
Often people off work with a disability find the water therapy classes to provide social interaction and a scheduled time to exercise as helpful. Daily exercise at a pool or gym is something good you can do for yourself. Often sleep and mood improves with the routine.

In brief: Safe exercise
Water supports the body and reduces pain during exercise for many conditions.
Often people off work with a disability find the water therapy classes to provide social interaction and a scheduled time to exercise as helpful. Daily exercise at a pool or gym is something good you can do for yourself. Often sleep and mood improves with the routine.
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Many
Water therapy can be advantageous because it often reduces the stress placed on weight-bearing joints and helps improve muscle tone through the resistance encountered while moving through the water. This can be an excellent form of therapy when properly supervised by a knowledgable physical therapist.

In brief: Many
Water therapy can be advantageous because it often reduces the stress placed on weight-bearing joints and helps improve muscle tone through the resistance encountered while moving through the water. This can be an excellent form of therapy when properly supervised by a knowledgable physical therapist.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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