Warm Water Therapy Pool

  • Warm Water Therapy Pool
  • The pool features two underwater treadmills
  • Showing guests at our open house how the massage jets and treadmills work

WARM WATER THERAPY POOL

The Wellness Center’s 12’ x 20’ Warm Water Therapy Pool is the only one of its kind in a 60 mile radius of the UP Home.  By integrating aquatic therapy, the UP Home will be providing a safe and effective way to help people rehabilitate, become more active, and safely perform everyday tasks required for an independent lifestyle.  Programming for the therapy pool will include group aqua aerobics as well as individual use for cardio, strength, flexibility, balance and weight loss. 

Pool Features
 

  • Two underwater treadmills with a cushioned low-impact design which can be useful for gait training and aquatic therapy
  • Resistance jet therapy with a message hose for orthopedic therapy, rehabilitation, and swimming or deep tissue massage
  • Ergonomic stairs with handrail for safe access
  • Chair lift to help people get in and out of the pool
  • Men's & women's locker rooms, complete with showers

Benefits of Water
 

  • Improving balance with the ability to workout without the fear of falling
  • Ability to exercise with little or no pain to increase weight loss
  • Increase leg strength to help remain active and reduce falls
  • Ease joint & muscle pain from fibromyalgia, arthritis, & other chronic pain
  • Faster rehabilitation from various surgeries

Property of Water

Buoyancy

  • Being shoulder depth is 90% non-weight bearing
  • Minimizes joint impact
  • Aids freedom of movement
  • Helps reduce fear of falling

Hydrostatic Pressure

  • Helps reduce swelling
  • Assists with cardio, blood flow and blood return to the heart

Warm Water

  • Relaxes muscles for greater range of motion
  • Decreases joint pain

 


Pool Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday
6 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday
6 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday
8 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunday
Closed

CONTACT US:
phone: 319.591.2888
email: wellness@uphome.org