|Aquatic Specifics for Parkinson's
Looking for new ideas for how to work with the Parkinson's client in the pool? Download this free 35 page Aquatic Exercise manual. It is 100% aquatic advice ... specific to this population. And it is published by the American Parkinson Disease Association so you know it's up to date.
Read the manual here (pdf)...
|How Aquatic Therapy Challenges The Visual Spectrum
In the pool, the therapist has the ability to challenge the visual
system in ways unachievable on land. Because light refracts when
traveling from air to water (making it difficult to track what the body
is doing underneath the surface), the pool can create a nice training
ground for children who rely too heavily on visual cues.
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(This article is the 6th of a 7-part series called Pediatric Poolside Practicum published in Advance magazine by Andrea Salzman, MS, PT)
|Aquatic Therapy on Wikipedia
Wikipedia is supposed to be the fount of all
collective knowledge on the web. So what does this virtual encyclopedia
have to say about aquatic therapy? It's not pretty. Read here to find out what you can do to correct the record and stop the spread of these simplistic aquatic urban legends.
Read more here...
|Look Who's Back From Her World Tour
Sign-up now for Peggy's September course and get 20 hours of great aquatic ideas
After teaching seminars this year from as far away as South Africa and Brazil, Peggy Schoedinger will be washing up on shore this coming September in Birmingham, AL to bring you her world-class 3-Day Hands-On Aquatic Therapy course. Register now for this advanced class if you want to understand how to use Bad Ragaz, Halliwick, watsu, aquatic manual therapy, trunk stabilization and functional skills training for your orthopedic and neurologic patient populations.
Where: Birmingham, AL
When: September 18-20, 2009
Read our brochure here (pdf)...