"Because of the aquatics class my balance is improving, my endurance is increasing and my confidence is booming! I have even stopped tripping and stumbling like I used to. I still don't know how to swim but I'm getting the exercise I need and the class has taken my fear of the water away".
Aquatic therapy is a specialized form of physical or occupational therapy. Water can be a great place to achieve full function regardless of one’s abilities. For people with MS it can provide the following benefits:
- Muscle relaxation
- Strength training
- Decrease pain sensitivity
- Improvement of patients’ confidence
- Improves mobility, flexibility, balance and endurance
- Provides a social network
- Improves mood
For more information about the MS Aquatics Program, please call 1-800-344-4867 or (314) 781-9020 or email email@example.com.