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Aquatic Therapy for Chronic Pain at Country Roads Physical Therapy

Country Roads Physical Therapy in West Fairmont, WV, offers aquatic therapy treatment for those suffering from chronic pain. Aquatic therapy helps relieve stress on joints because of the buoyancy in the water. Patients are able to relax their joints and muscles to help relieve arthritis pain, torn joints, or other forms of chronic pain. Aquatic therapy aids in faster healing, and helps you to feel better during recovery. Call our West Fairmont clinic at (304) 363-0050 (ext. 1) or contact us online today to find out if aquatic therapy is right for you. We accept all major insurances. Aquatic therapy is currently only offered in our West Fairmont clinic.

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy Practices

Aquatic therapy aids in the recovery or treatment of neurological disorders, spine pain, and musculoskeletal pain. The therapist conducts aquatic therapy sessions in a heated pool, which allows muscles and joints to relax. Being in the water helps to not only alleviate pain, but helps to regulate blood flow and increase your heart rate. The hydrostatic pressure created in the water assists in increasing the heart rate, and increases range of motion in otherwise stiff or immobile joints. The resistance in the water helps to tone muscles and improves muscle memory, making aquatic therapy a great treatment for those unable to exercise outside of the water.

Who is Eligible for Aquatic Therapy Treatment?

All treatments should be first discussed with your physician, and then included in a treatment plan to reach your recovery goal. Aquatic therapy has great benefits for those suffering from arthritis, sports related injuries, muscle or joint injuries, neurological disorders, musculoskeletal injuries, and other chronic pain. Aquatic therapy is helpful for patients diagnosed with:

  • Arthritis
  • Autism
  • Balance Problems
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Joint Pain
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscle Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Scoliosis/Spinal Pain
  • Stroke
  • Tendonitis

If you are interested in beginning treatment for chronic pain, contact the West Fairmont clinic today. We proudly serve Marion County, WV, and the surrounding areas.

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