Aqua therapy is exercise using water for resistance. It also may be called water therapy, pool therapy, or aquatics. It's good exercise for many people who have osteoarthritis, back pain, or fibromyalgia. It's often used to help people in rehab after a joint replacement.
Exercising in water can increase your flexibility and range of motion without putting stress on your joints and spine. Warm water also helps relax your muscles.
You can walk and run in water, as well as jump or kick. But it’s not a weight-bearing exercise. So you will need to add other types of exercise to help make your bones stronger.
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