Herewith, in the first issue of "SANITAS per AQUAM", is a compilation of various insights from peer-reviewed scientific publications on Aquatic Therapies:
a) The Chapter for the general audience starts at Page 1
b) The Chapter for clinicians and other health professionals begins at Page 33
There has been a number of clinical studies on the rehabilitative and therapeutic effects of manual therapies in water. And most of these effects are promising, across various acute and chronic symptoms of pathologies and injuries: from Rotator Cuff post-surgery to Parkinsonism to Multiple Sclerosis to Dementia...
The part on the "Principles of Water and Hydrotherapy", is a short summary of the properties of water that allows for such immense and unique physiological effects on Patients' neuromuscular conditions, even with just simple water immersion.
In this publication, I have referenced the seminal work of Dr. Bruce Becker M.D. and Dr. Andrew Cole M.D. (editors) entitled, "Comprehensive Aquatic Therapy", 2010, 3rd ed. *** Cover Images are part of Diane Goldade's Art