Splishing and splashing in a water therapy pool can do more than help kids who need to work on moving their bodies. At Akron Children’s Hospital, a unique program that pairs speech therapy with physical and occupational therapy in the water is proving to be a success. Aquatic therapists have been treating clients in the […]
For a child dealing with a chronic health condition, or facing a lengthy recovery from injury, water can offer the freedom and flexibility needed to help speed their healing. In this Children’s Channel video, Beatrica Kovacova, a physical therapy assistant at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares these and other benefits of aquatic therapy.