Therapeutic properties of water:
- The water provides buoyancy.
- The water displaces the child’s body weight when submerged to shoulder level.
- Water provides resistance against the body, improving muscle strength globally and endurance.
- The warm water assists with relaxation of high muscle tone and joint stiffness. Warm water also increases blood flow to allowing muscles to relax and healing injured areas.
The facility Tender Touch Therapy utilizes for aquatic therapy is:
7101 53rd Street, Kenosha, WI 53144
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Tender Touch Therapy provides aquatic therapy for children. Aquatic therapy is a beneficial form of therapy for many different diagnoses and deficits such as neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular/pulmonary disorders. Aquatic therapy is designed to improve muscle strength, gait and locomotion, postural stabilization, balance, coordination and endurance. Tender Touch Therapy provides occupational and physical aquatic therapy.