Patients with conditions that are too painful to participate in traditional physical therapy routines may be candidates for aquatic therapy.
Aquatic therapy or pool therapy consists of an exercise program that is performed in the water. It is a beneficial form of therapy that is useful for a variety of medical conditions. Aquatic therapy uses the physical properties of water to assist in patient healing and exercise performance.
Aquatic therapy is only available at St. Francis Hospital. St. Francis Hospital has an in ground heated pool provided for this therapy.