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Water Exercise for Osteoarthritis: Water Aerobics and More

Water Exercises for Osteoarthritis: The Effective Way to Reduce Pain and Stiffness, While Increasing Endurance and Strength

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  • Often it is easier to start an exercise program in the water before trying it on land. For example, range of motion stretches for hip flexors and abductors are generally much easier to try out first in water because the leg is supported somewhat as the individual learns the right positioning. Buoyancy when doing water therapy exercises can be increased with the use of floats


    Over past some years, water therapy exercises have become immensely beneficial among young and old alike. This is because despite being a low-impact exercise, water therapy is excellent for and toning your body. The best part is that you can opt for water therapy exercises, even if you do not know how to swim. However, before discussing the benefits of water therapy exercise routine, we would provide you with a brief overview.


  • Over past some years, water therapy exercises have become immensely beneficial among young and old alike. This is because despite being a low-impact exercise, water therapy is excellent for and toning your body. The best part is that you can opt for water therapy exercises, even if you do not know how to swim. However, before discussing the benefits of water therapy exercise routine, we would provide you with a brief overview.

    Water therapy exercise is especially helpful in cases where a land-based exercise program is not possible due to the intensity of pain, decreased bone density, disability or other factors. As such, water therapy is a versatile exercise and is particularly good for people with conditions such as:

  • The techniques used in water therapy exercise for back pain include spa therapy, standing or floating pool exercises, swimming, and conditioning using specialized equipment, such as surgical tubing, flotation devices, and resistive devices for the hands or feet.

Basic Aquatic Exercise Program - E-rehab

Knee water therapy exercises are increasing in popularity. Knee therapy exercises in the water are suitable for people of all ages and sizes, and for various levels of injury severity. The buoyancy of the water takes some of the weighted pressure off your joints, allowing you to perform knee exercise that you might not be able to do on land. There are a variety of water exercises that will benefit your knee. The Cleveland Clinic has a premier water therapy program and recommends people with wounds, seizures and incontinence avoid this type of exercises. It is a good idea to discuss your knee water therapy exercise with your physician or physical therapist before beginning a new exercise program.