AQUA-FIT Aquatic Rehabilitation

aqua1Jersey Central Physical Therapy’s Aquatic Rehabilitation Program
  • Our Program is under the direction of our Board Certified Aquatic Therapy Specialists.
  • Every program is individually designed to meet each patient’s needs.
  • It is fun and challenging without the inherent problems patient’s face with land based therapy.
  • We keep our bromine pool at an optimal temperature for healing.
  • Our pool is handicap accessible for ease of access.
Indications for Aquatic Therapy:
  1. Inability to participate in a land based program.
  2. Weight-bearing restrictions limiting ambulation.
  3. Severe pain or weakness limiting the ability to move.
  4. Postural or proximal instability limiting extremity exercise.
  5. Mobility restrictions unresponsive to land based programs.
  6. Inability to tolerate resisted exercise programs (joint laxity, subluxations,
          deformity, osteoporosis, fragile skin).
  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation
  • Spine Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Pain Rehabilitation

Examples of Conditions Treated in our Aquatic Programs:

  • Early post-surgery rehabilitation
  • Acute injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Degenerative conditions: arthritis & other variants
  • Neurological conditions
  • Fall prevention programs

aqua2Post Discharge Plans

We recognize the importance of our patients to continue with an independent exercise program to achieve maximal recovery upon discharge. We progress our patients from aquatic to land based therapy with the goal of a post discharge fitness program.

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