" The physical attributes of the water such as density, buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure and viscosity provide an environment that allow for improved physiological processes and motor activity"

~ Zhizhong et al. 2016

Research has found that aquatic therapy can improve balance and gait speed in individuals with neurological disorders.  Especially those with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's and Stroke.

~ Zhizhong et al. 2016


Water allows for:​

decreased loading of the joints ~ promotes relaxation ~ decreases muscle spasm ~ improves circulation ~ 

One:One Appointments 

  • Complete assessment of current function 
  • Rehabilitation goal setting considering physical functioning, maintaining independence and supporting quality of life
  • Education on appropriate exercises to facilitate progress towards clients goals
  • Development of individualized exercise program to be completed at home or with physical therapist
  • Guidance engaging in activities offered within the community
** Please note that all aquatic therapy will begin with an initial assessment in the clinic 

Who is appropriate for aquatic therapy?

Aquatic therapy allows an individual to work on the goals of strength, balance, cardiovascular health and gentle movement in a safe and supportive environment.  
  • It is appropriate for MANY different diagnoses including, but not limited to:
  • Chronic Pain
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • COPD
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Joint replacement (pending incisions healed)
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Nanaimo: 201 - 1450 Waddington Rd  

 Edmonton: 4825 89th St


Fax 1-833-790-4164 


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