50 Minnesota St Suite 2
Rapid City, SD 57701



Aquatic Therapy

What is Aquatic Therapy?

Aquatic therapy refers to exercises performed in water using various water depths. It is a physical activity that offers many benefits. Buoyancy, which is a water property, also benefits the person exercising by supporting a portion of their body weight.

Pool Exercises Can Improve:

  • Agility
  • Balance
  • Cardiovascular fitness
  • Flexibility
  • Strength and endurance
  • Inflammation
  • Decrease pain
  • Enhance mood and decrease anxiety

Who Can Benefit from Aquatic Therapy?

  • Various types of arthritis and other rheumatoid conditions such as lupus.
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Back pain
  • Joint replacements
  • Weakness
  • Neurological conditions (such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson disease)
  • Balance problems
  • Joint and muscle pain