Three Pool Moves To Help Your Hip

Aquatic therapy allows you to exercise with less pressure, but with greater intensity than on land.

Every time you rise from a squatting position or take a step, you place from three to seven times the weight of your body on the bones and muscles of your hip joints. When you perform such motions in a swimming pool, however, the natural buoyancy of the water gently lifts the pressure from those joints while still allowing you to exercise the glutei, abductors, quadriceps, and other hip-related muscles. This is why aching hips…
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