Aquatic therapy

Aquatic therapy continua kids is a holistic center providing medically supervised therapies, early intervention programs and support for children with unique needs.

AQUATIC THERAPY

Aquatic Therapy is defined as “the use of water and specifically designed activity by qualified personnel to aid in the restoration, extension, maintenance and quality of function for persons with acute, transient, or chronic disabilities, syndromes or diseases” by the Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute.

Aquatic therapy will consist of individual sessions of the therapist with the child, and it may consist of sessions where the family members are involved. The sessions can also be conducted as group therapy with multiple children and their parents.

babyaA detailed assessment is duly undertaken before the session. Safety parameters for the therapy in each child is considered before starting the therapy. Building a rapport with the child on land before entering into the water is essential. The time duration for the aquatic program is pre-determined. Ideally an aquatic therapy program for ASD is for about 2-6 months with a frequency of 1-3 times per week.

Benefits of Aquatic therapy

  • Improvement in Posture, Coordination, and Body Control
  • Reduction in Improve Sensory Issues
  • Improve Social Skills
  • Improve Cognitive Functions
  • Helps build impulse control and frustration tolerance

Aquatic environment is safe and easy to maintain however it also has an inherent risk of drowning and therefore the therapy must be undertaken by a trained and qualified professional. The resourcefulness of water allows for a large variety of goals that can be achieved with children on the spectrum.

Aquatic Therapist

Surender Sharma

AQUATIC THERAPIST

Testimonials

@ Dr Himani Maam, More than a good doctor, I have the fact that you were a good listener. We are obliged to you for your effective analysis and diagnosis for our son "Sri**n". First of all, it has eased us from the negative thoughts we had and clarified a lot of doubts. In addition to this it has helped us in taking a focused approach towards the treatment. I am also thankful to almighty that I have been recommended to Continua Kids on time. We got all suggestions and support to make the course correction which was necessary for my son.
Pe*li & Sw**up Pan**rahi
Patient