Patients with a variety of musculoskeletal and neurological problems may benefit from exercising in the water. The buoyancy resulting from immersion decreases compressive forces on the joints of the lower extremities and spine. The water also provides resistance to movement. Range of motion, strengthening, and general conditioning exercises are performed according to the patient’s ability.
The following Crozer-Keystone hospitals offer aquatic therapy services:
Delaware County Memorial Hospital
501 North Lansdowne Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
via the Community YMCA of Eastern Delaware County
2110 Garrett Rd.
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Ground Floor - Pavilion I
190 West Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064
Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH for more information or to schedule an appointment.