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Her Ailment is a Mystery, but an Effective Therapy is Clear

Hello Michael, I would like to tell you how much my WaterWell has helped me with my condition. I've lost 16 pounds, and I can get in and out of a car without assistance, climb stairs with two legs instead of one, and just have overall better mobility. I want ...

Water Exercise & Therapy for Muscular Dystrophy

In addition to therapy and a healthy lifestyle, consider regular water exercise at home for Muscular Dystrophy. The magical properties of water will enable you or a loved one to perform muscle strengthening exercises without the jarring impact felt on land. Water exercise will help reduce water retention, increase circulation, ...

Meg O.: "This therapy pool has changed my life."

Meg O. of Stoddard, Wisconsin, was inspired to get her Endless Pool while nursing a long-term injury. She shared this story of her ongoing recovery and how the Endless Pool gave her "a new lease on life." This simple installation was good enough for Meg O. She used her Endless ...

Benefits of aquatic therapy for joint repair and replacement surgery

Dorothy and Ray Cox, married 60 years (inset photo) both attest to the benefits of aquatic therapy for recovery from joint repair and replacement surgery. Their experience also highlights one of the sometimes overlooked advantages of exercising in water: improved balance. Ray has had two hip surgeries. He focuses on ...

Hydrotherapy Pools for Multiple Sclerosis

I first discovered that changes in temperature can affect the symptoms of MS when my doctor suggested I try taking a cold shower. I had woken up that morning with a sore throat and a slight fever. Being a doctor myself, I had no one to call for help over ...

Aquatic Exercise Routines for Multiple Sclerosis

Even Sally Knight's Endless Pool water exercise routine reflects the independent spirit of a woman who grew up in Maine. Having attended numerous clinics espousing any number of techniques for treating her multiple sclerosis - the chronic neuromuscular disease that attacks parts of the nervous system and is characterized by muscle ...

Eliminating pain and prescription medications

When conventional swimming pools in northern latitudes are covered up and useless, Linda Bain's Endless Pool is at its most "magnificent," as she describes it. Linda, a recently retired postal worker who lives in Wisconsin, has used her pool for a little more than a year to treat the symptoms ...

Water Exercise for Diabetes

Larry Lands, 56, has had type 1 diabetes for 46 years. He hooks himself up to the dialysis machine in his bedroom every night. For exercise, he put in an Endless Pool where he swims laps against the current. It's that kind of attitude that 56-year old Larry Lands believes ...

Aquatic Therapy & Exercise for Cerebral Palsy

Water Therapy in an Endless Pool is a convenient and safe way to encourage physical activity for persons with cerebral palsy. Make physical fitness a key part of your rehabilitation program and fight the dangers of inactivity. When immersed in water, you can perform exercises that may not be possible ...

Using an Endless Pool for Aquatic Therapy after Bypass Surgery

In several ways, Grant Dixon's use of his Endless Pool, installed last spring, epitomizes its advantages over conventional standing pools and non-aquatic forms of physical therapy. Grant, 83, uses the pool to lower and control blood glucose levels as part of his treatment for diabetes. His exercise regimen, which consists ...

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