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Aquatic Therapy

The unique properties of water provide an excellent medium for rehabilitation therapies. Buoyancy reduces the stress on joints and muscles, hydrostatic pressure can decrease swelling, and the heat of the pool can relax muscles and help ease pain. The body moves more freely and easily than on land.

Ultimately, aquatic therapy can decrease spasms, inflammation and pain, increase patient endurance and strength, improve postures and function, and teach exercise techniques and gait habits that return individuals to activity as quickly and safely as possible.

Patients who benefit from Aquatic Therapy may be suffering from:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Balance Disorders
  • Brain Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip and knee problems
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Post-op Breast Surgery
  • Rotator cuff and shoulder problems
  • Stroke related conditions
  • Total joint replacement recovery

Aquatic Therapy may not be right for you if you suffer from acute joint problems of instability, vestibular difficulties, or have fear of the water.

Our Locations

In Motion at Portsmouth YMCA
4900 High St W
Portsmouth, VA 23703
(757) 483-4518
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In Motion at Harbour View
Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View
Medical Arts Building
5838 Harbour View Blvd
Suffolk, VA 23435
(757) 673-5971
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In Motion at Victory YMCA
101 Long Green Blvd
Yorktown, VA 23693
(757) 952-1900
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In Motion at Town Center
Bon Secours Town Center
4677 Columbus St. Suite 201
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: (757) 463-2540
Fax: (757) 463-2554
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