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Tri Aquatics Arthritis

Tri Aquatics Arthritis

Goal: Tri Aquatics Arthritis is designed to soothe arthritis pain in those 50 or older using aquatic therapy in a private, warm water pool. In a small group setting, our athletic trainer will show you gentle aerobic exercises and stretches to help you manage your arthritis pain.

Benefits: The unique properties of water cannot be duplicated on land, and when harnessed by a skilled therapist, they can treat patients of all ability levels and ages.

Buoyancy

  • Reduces joint stress
  • Decreases splinting
  • Increases freedom of movement
  • Reduces swelling in lower extremities
  • Prevents blood from pooling in lower extremities
  • Create a desensitization effect
  • Enhances strengthening
  • Produces full-body relaxation

Hydrostatic pressure

  • Reduces swelling in lower extremities
  • Prevents blood from pooling in lower extremities
  • Create a desensitization effect

Resistance

  • Enhances strengthening

Warm water

  • Produces full-body relaxation

Tri Aquatics Arthritis is right for you if:

  • You are older than 50
  • You have arthritis pain
  • You are searching for an effective way to manage your pain

Event Details
When:
Location:

Maslowski Wellness and Research Center

Event Contact:

Jeremy Meyer
jeremy.meyer@tchc.org
218-631-7475

Event Cost:

Free

Max Attendance:

10