Occupational and Physical Therapy in your own Inground Pool
Many people these days are currently or about to go under some sort of physical therapy (gross motor rehabilitation) or occupational therapy (fine motor rehabilitation). As any professional in these areas can tell you, progress is often best made in an aquatic setting, where joints are eased by the fluidity of the water.
Especially in a time, as a result of the baby boom 60 years ago, where there will be more senior citizens at any given time than any time before this, people are breaking, hurting, pulling, straining, spraining and injuring places they never have before. But for those who can afford the luxury of a pool, perhaps they would look into a home-visiting physical or occupational therapy to rehabilitate in the comfort of their own pool.
First and foremost, this convenience will allow you to save valuable time and gas money. Moreover, if you're injury prevents you from walking or driving, a home-visiting professional will eliminate the need to find a driver to bring you.
Overall, doing anything in the comfort of your own home (or pool) or favorable to having to drive somewhere.
Ask your physical or occupational therapist if they'd be willing to make home visits and do aquatic or fluid therapy in your pool. If you don't need a physical or occupational therapist yet, but do have a pool - keep this handy and valuable option in mind...just in case.
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