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Swimming Therapy and its Advantages

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Feb 24, 2011
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Swimming Therapy is useful for rehabilitation process of various populations. It is beneficial for a range of disabilities as water exercises reduces the stress on joints, relieves pain and stiffness, and helps to develop muscular strength and flexibility. Water therapy has been used to rehabilitate injuries and ailments since ancient times.

 

Swimming Therapy can help to rebuild muscles, increase the range of motion and it promotes relaxation as well.

 

Some advantages of swimming therapy are

  • It Strengthens and lengthens the muscles
  • Improves or maintains range of motion
  • Improves coordination, balance and flexibility
  • Improves respiration, heart and lung capacity
  • Relaxes the body and mind

 

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