Rehabilitation after shoulder injuries and shoulder surgeries can begin early in water. Water’s buoyancy and viscosity make it easier to perform resistive exercises in positions with the least amount of strain and risk of injuries to healing tissues and bones.
Reduced risk of falls: Exercising in an aquatic environment reduces the risks of falls and injuries that can cause major setbacks during post-op rehabilitation. In addition to improving overall recovery outcomes, it also allows the patient to do the exercises and balance training they would be reluctant to do on land for fear of injury.
Decreased joint inflammation during recovery: Low resistance of water along with hydro-static pressure promotes circulation, reduces inflammation, decreases swelling and pain, and increases tolerance to the exercises. Less inflammation...
Adaptive clothing is clothing that is made especially for people who have difficulty in being able to get dressed with ease and comfort. It’s ideal for people who have disabilities, the elderly, wheelchair users and people who live with a condition that makes day to day tasks like getting dressed a struggle. One of the main struggles in dressing is fastening buttons or zipping up zippers due to the loss of fine motor skills. Materials such as Velcro, makes snaps and stretchy fabric to combat this. Adaptive clothing is typically designed with flat seams to reduce fric...
Benefits of Aquatic physical therapy: Being in water gives more buoyancy, or lift, to the body than on land. So, many activities that a child with low tone can’t do on land can first be learned in the pool. The pool gives them an opportunity to learn an action without needing all the strength to complete the action. This is referred to as motor planning.
SPOT has moved to a great new location just minutes from our previous spot (see what we did there). Our new space is filled with all of the latest technology and equipment you have come to expect from SPOT. We are still conveniently located minutes away from our aquatic facilities at the Ft. Ben YMCA. Contact us today to find out how our skilled therapists can assist you in your physical, occupational, speech, or aquatic therapy needs.
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SPOT Services proudly announces the opening of their new Indy location. Conveniently located on the Northeast side with immediate ground floor access and no pay parking.
Join us on June 10th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. for: tours of our new facility, carnival games, face painting, story circles, health screens, and snacks. While you are here enjoy Jockamo's Pizza and visit with other community service providers.
Anyone who is interested in learning more about our new Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic is welcome! We provide Speech, Physical, and Occupational Therapy. In ad...