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Rehabilitation Specialty Programs



Aquatic Rehabilitation Program

The Elliot Rehabilitation Aquatic Program utilizes the dynamic properties of water to aid in your recovery. Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Therapists have an opportunity to provide this unique modality for a variety of diagnoses, including:

  • Orthopedic (conditions related to joints, muscles and bones)
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Motor deficits
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Post-concussive syndrome/ TBI
  • Pain management
  • Deconditioning
  • Balance disorders
  • Pediatric/infant disorders
  • Sensory Processing disorders
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Swallowing/feeding disorders
  • Speech disorders


Approach

Each discipline and diagnosis can include aquatic therapy as a means to help rehabilitate the patient. The skills utilized combined with the therapeutic effects of the water help progress the patient to the greatest level of functional performance. Aquatics can be used for a variety of conditions including but not limited to: weight bearing restrictions, gait training, upper body, lower body, core and scapula strengthening, respiratory strengthening, language elicitation, social engagement, assistance with sensory processing, neurological feedback, balance training, multi task training, and cognitive training or speech training.

A hydraulic seated lift is available to those who are unable to negotiate stairs or are limited with mobility.


Advanced Care/Expertise

Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Therapist having special training gained from accredited aquatic courses.


Locations

Elliot Rehabilitation Services/Wellness Center, Manchester, NH (PT/OT/SLP)

Elliot Rehabilitation at Senior Health Center/Pediatric Rehabilitation (PT/OT/SLP)

Elliot Rehabilitation Services/Hampshire Hills, Milford, NH (PT)


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