As a safe complement or alternative to traditional land-based therapy, aquatic therapy continues to gain popularity for children and adults of all ages. To better serve their patients, many physical therapy clinics specializing in everything from sports and orthopedic rehabilitation to neurologic disorders have built therapy pools in their facilities. If this sounds like a service you'd be interested in offering, you've come to the right place.
There is plenty to consider before beginning an aquatic therapy program at your clinic, as the benefits of aquatic therapy come with some preparation. With our simple roadmap, it's easy to get started.
This comprehensive guide to developing and implementing an aquatic physical therapy program provides information on equipment and facilities, staffing and safety, program development, operating policies and procedures, patient selection, generating revenue, and reimbursement.
As a safe complement or alternative to traditional land-based therapy, aquatic therapy continues to gain popularity for children and adults of all ages.
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Developing an Aquatic Physical Therapy Program