Neurological Impairments Resources

Neurological Conditions - www.hydroactive.net

The benefits of Hydrotherapy for this group of patients are enormous, not just from the support that the water supplies but for the sense of achievement and independence it provides. In comparison with land based physiotherapy, exercising in the water eliminates anxiety and fear of falling by providing postural support. This often enables improved relaxation and flexibility of the limbs.

Read More: http://www.hydroactive.net/conditions/neurological_conditions.html

Cerebral Palsy and other neurological conditions: why such problems accessing hydrotherapy? - www.clinicalnegligenceteam.co.uk

I find that for the vast majority of my clients who have cerebral palsy or spinal injuries hydrotherapy is of vital importance not only for its therapeutic benefits but also for the sense of freedom and enjoyment it gives to those who are otherwise confined by a restricted or difficult range of movement with land based exercise. It’s very demoralising for service users of such specialist heated pools, including hoisting equipment, to see access becoming even more curtailed.

Read More: http://www.clinicalnegligenceteam.co.uk/blog/cerebral-palsy-therapy/

Warm Water’s Power for Stroke Survivors - www.hydroworx.com

Unfortunately, a stroke can happen at any point and at any age. Three-quarters of a million Americans experience the condition each year, a staggering statistic! However there is some good news! For those that have suffered from a stroke, now have new innovative technologically-advanced methods at their fingertips to help them regain as much strength and mobility as possible. Among the many unique methods, hydrotherapy ranks fairly high.

Read More: http://blog.hydroworx.com/index.php/2012/12/14/warm-waters-power-for-stroke-survivors/?utm_source=BenchmarkEmail&utm_campaign=January_2013_PT_Healthcare_Bulletin&utm_medium=email

  • There is something about being in the water that has made movement accessible to me again. Maybe the amniotic quality of the environment hits a reset button, returning me to a mental space wherein limits have yet to be imposed.

    Rebekah Steers
  • Healing Waters frees me from pain that I experience all the rest of my waking hours.

    Cindi Lovelace
  • The workouts and rehab in the pool have allowed me to exercise and build strength in ways I can not do on land as a result of arthritis.

    Kathy McGill
  • Healing Waters helped me relax and loosen my muscles and helped my knees.

    Sara Gucker
  • I always have a renewed sense of life and hope after each session at Healing Waters.

    Cindi Lovelace
  • The quiet setting is perfect for relaxation and stress release. Staff members and volunteers work hard and are always attentive and pleasant and supportive.

    Peggy Mills
  • The water and treadmill allowed me to bear weight on my lower extremities much sooner and work core motion muscles, reducing atrophy.

    Chris Bieker
  • When I first started physical therapy at Healing Waters I was struck by all the amenities available. Someone really utilized a working knowledge of disability setting that place up.

    Rebekah Steers
  • There is something about being in the water that has made movement accessible to me again. Maybe the amniotic quality of the environment hits a reset button, returning me to a mental space wherein limits have yet to be imposed.

    Nancy Roko
  • Now in the pool, I’m enjoying running. There is something magical about the pool, I’m sure!

    Cindi Lovelace
  • In the time I am in its soothing warm water, I am pain free, and many times pain free for hours afterwards as well.

    Rebekah Steers
  • Healing Waters helped facilitate my rediscovery of the joy of movement.

    Kathy McGill
  • My workouts prior to my total knee replacement helped me gain strength and have aided in a speedier recovery! I will remain an avid participant and advocate!

    Peggy Mills
  • Using Healing Waters has resulted in a sense of success and control in my life.

    Chris Bieker
  • Aqua therapy was instrumental in maintaining a positive attitude and overall positive outlook on my situation. It made me feel like a regular person again.