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Avera St. Luke's Hospital

305 South State Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Benefits of Warm Water Therapy

Just what happens at the warm water therapy pool at Avera St. Luke’s Therapy Center?

Treatment is available through group classes directed by experienced professionals or individual treatment plans designed by a licensed physical or occupational therapist, and is usually prescribed by a physician. You don’t have to be a swimmer or even know how to swim to benefit from aquatic therapy.

Almost everyone can benefit from aquatic therapy in a warm water pool … athletes healing from sports injuries, people with chronic back pain, disabling illnesses or injuries, and people suffering from chronic diseases such as arthritis, fibromyalgia or muscular dystrophy.

Why Use Warm Water Therapy

The benefits of aquatic exercise and therapy are appropriate for any age population, from young to old. Warm water therapy is great for:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Recovery after surgery
  • Foot problems
  • Hip problems
  • Shoulder problems
  • Elbow problems
  • Stroke
  • Car accident injuries
  • Neuromuscular disease rehabilitation
  • Balance problems
  • General weakness
  • Athletic injuries
  • Developmental delays
  • And much, much more

Our Location

Avera St. Luke’s Therapy Center is located north of Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, S.D., at 805 First Ave. SE; phone 605-622-5878.