Aquatic Therapy Vargo Physical Therapy

Aquatic Therapy is often used in the treatment of patients with osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and post surgical movement and weight bearing restrictions. Aquatic Therapy utilizes the principles buoyancy and viscosity of water to allow you to facilitate you rehabilitation.  Buoyancy allows for weight bearing activities while not allowing full body weight compression through your joints while performing exercise.  The viscosity of the water provides resistance to movements during exercise that helping to improve strength.