Salt Water Aquatic Therapy – Stoughton

Aquatic Therapy intervention is for all ages, diagnoses, and conditions. We have the only warm salt water pool in a 10 mile radius. Excellent intervention for numerous health conditions. Water therapy has been shown to help reduce joint pain, stiffness, muscle spasms, and improve overall functional mobility and activities to resume land based exercises with less difficulty. Some of the conditions treated are back pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, lymphedema, systemic lupus erythematosus, post-op surgeries, fusions, fractures, Achilles tendon ruptures and repairs, hamstring injuries, lower extremity injuries and many more.

Clinical effectiveness of aquatic exercise to treat chronic low back pain: a randomized controlled trial. – Dundar U, Solak O, Yigit I, Evcik D, Kavuncu V.1 It is concluded that water-based exercises produced better improvement in disability and quality of life of the patients with CLBP than land-based exercise.

Aquatic versus land-based exercises as early functional rehabilitation for elite athletes with acute lower extremity ligament injury: a pilot study. Kim E, Kim T, Kang H, Lee J, Childers MK.2

Data indicates that the aquatic exercise group improved more rapidly than the land-based exercise. Aquatics may provide advantages for rapid return to athletic activities and be recommended for the initial phase of a rehabilitation program.

Pool Features

  • Pool is 25 x 10 yards
  • Salt Water Pool – NO itchy or red eyes, dry skin, lung irritation or smell of chlorine
  • Direct Access to pool from locker rooms
  • Water temp at 84° to 86°F
  • All Insurances Accepted
  • 3.6 to 5 foot depth
  • Handicap Accessible Facility with a Chair Lift


Aquatic Therapy – Hanover

Anderson Physical Therapy offers aquatic therapy in our Hanover location, located at 20 East Street, Hanover in the Health Trax Fitness Center.


Aquatic Therapy – Fall River

National Physical Therapy also offers aquatic therapy in our Fall River location, located at 199 North Main Street, Fall River in the YMCA Southcoast – Fall River.

Ask your Doctor About Anderson Physical Therapy and Aquatic Therapy Today!

1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Kocatepe University, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. umitftr@yahoo.com Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jun 15;34(14):1436-40. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a79618.

2 Department of Sports Medicine and Science, National Training Center of Korea Olympic Committee, Seoul, Korea. eunkuk.kim@gmail.com PM R. 2010 Aug;2(8):703-12. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.03.012. Epub 2010 Jul 3.