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Journal of Medicine and Life Science 2015;12(2):52-57.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22730/jmls.2015.12.2.52    Published online December 18, 2018.
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Rehabilitative Applications of Aquatic Exercise
Bo Ryun Kim
Correspondence:  Bo Ryun Kim,
Exercise in warm water, usually called aquatic exercise or hydrotherapy is a popular treatment for many patients with neurologic or musculoskeletal diseases. Aquatic exercise utilizes the property of water such as the warmth, buoyancy, and hydrostatic effects for relieving pain and improving strength, endurance, cardiovascular fitness in these patients. There were some evidences demonstrating the effectiveness of aquatic exercise on pain, activity of daily living, locomotion, strength in patients with various rehabilitative diseases including arthritis, stroke, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, back pain, elderly, fibromyalgia. However, there.
Key Words: Aquatic Exercise, Hydrotherapy, Rehabilitation
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