For people experiencing pain when moving on land, aquatic therapy is an excellent option. When you're in the water, your body weight is reduced by about 90 percent, and the buoyancy of water can take away almost all the pressure on your joints and spine.
Our Pawtucket clinic is home to Rhode Island’s only Hydroworx 3500 Therapeutic Pool where patients have the ability to move and exercise without the stress of gravity. The pool offers an underwater
Patients who have pain on land can start in an aquatic environment to work on their flexibility, strength, and balance while building up their muscle and endurance giving them the baseline abilities needed before moving to land-based physical therapy.
How do I know if I need aquatic therapy?
If you're not sure if you need aquatic therapy for your pain or condition, please call us at 401.726.7100 to schedule a free 15-minute consultation with a physical therapist, or request an appointment.
treadmill, resistant swim jets, an attachable massage hose, and a heating unit that can create variable water temperatures. We also have access to pools throughout Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts to accommodate people living in different parts of the state.