AQUATIC THERAPY


Aquatic Therapy and Weight-Bearing Exercise is another treatment option for Crest Physical Therapy patients due to the near gravity free benefits of the Atlantic Club pools. Benefits of Aquatic Therapy: physical stress is reduced, flexibility and motor function is increased, relaxation is enhanced and recovery is more timely and complete.

The natural buoyancy reduces the gravitational pull and lessens compressive forces making exercises much easier to perform than on land. The reduction of gravitational forces in the pool allows the patient to stand and begin gait training and strengthening exercises without causing further damage to healing structures. The warm water and buoyancy results in decreasing pain sensitivity. Aquatic therapy can be used even if a patient does not know how to swim.


Crest Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation is designed for patients in pain or those weakened by injury or disability. It addresses the following conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Back & neck pain
  • Bone density
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Total hip/knee/joint replacement
  • Orthopedic dysfunction
  • Limited weight-bearing capacity
  • Pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Walking or balance issues
  • Parkinson’s Disease & other neurological conditions
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease (strokes)
  •  Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Lymphedema/post mastectomy

Words from the PT

Debra Keating, MPT, MBA, Director of Crest Physical Therapy Manasquan comments that “Water is the best environment to achieve full function regardless of the injury. Water improves motion and flexibility. The warmth of the water allows muscles to relax while helping to reduce pain.”


MANASQUAN

Atlantic Club
1904 Atlantic Avenue
Manasquan, NJ 08736
(732) 528-1010

HAZLET

1 Bethany Road, suite 27
Hazlet, NJ 07730
(732) 739-5545

RED BANK

Atlantic Club
325 Maple Avenue
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 741-1119

WEST LONG BRANCH

100 Rt 36 East, Suite 2P
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
(732) 759-8358

MANASQUAN

Atlantic Club
1904 Atlantic Avenue
Manasquan, NJ 08736
(732) 528-1010

RED BANK

Atlantic Club
325 Maple Avenue
Red Bank, NJ 07701
(732) 741-1119

WEST LONG BRANCH

100 Rt 36 East, Suite 2P
West Long Branch, NJ 07764
(732) 759-8358

HAZLET

1 Bethany Road, suite 27
Hazlet, NJ 07730
(732) 739-5545

Crest Physical Therapy