Hydrotherapy benefits for Stroke/cva Patients.

Aquatic exercise provide benefits in the following areas:

  • increased cardiopulmonary capacity.
  • Systematic effects such as metabolic augmentation.
  • Improved Balance and weight shifting
  • Increased independence.
  • Muscular strength training.
  • Better body structure and function.
  • Better quality of life
  • improved gait.

Methods which can be used

Sources

Effects of aquatic physiotherapy on the improvement of balance and corporal symmetry in stroke survivors, by Jessica Cristine Montagna, Barbara C Santos, Camila R Battistuzzo,  Ana Paula C Loureiro (2014).
Effectiveness of hydrotherapy on balance and paretic knee strenght in patients with stroke, Choong Sij Chae, Ji Hyun Jun, etc. (2020).
Hydrotherapy vs conventional land-based exercise for improving walking and balance stroke: A randomized controlled trial, by Zhizhong Zhu, Liling Cui, etc. (2015).

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