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Rehabilitation & Physical Therapy

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas

 
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Aquatic Physical Therapy 

During Aquatic Therapy, the buoyancy of the water as well as the viscosity offers a balance between decreased weight bearing and resistance that only a pool can offer.  Our featured aquatic program is provided in a warm water pool (approximately 89 degrees) or a cooler deep water pool by highly qualified therapists that design personalized exercise programs on a one-on-one basis.

Types of Diagnoses Treated:
  • Joint Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait disorders
  • Deconditioning
  • Pregnancy related diagnoses
  • Joint Replacement

Exercise Emphasis on:

  • Increasing flexibility
  • Increasing strength in extremities
  • Core stabilization
  • Proprioception/Balance training
  • Gait training
  • Range of motion
  • Home exercise program

Aquatics Center

Located within the Baylor Tom Landry Fitness Center, the Aquatics Center features a 25-meter, 10-lane indoor competitive lap pool with a water temperature of 83º F and a four-lane, warm-water exercise pool with a temperature of 89º F, as well as equipment, including an underwater treadmill, underwater digital video cameras and heart rate telemetry monitoring.

The center offers an adult fitness swim program, seniors’ exercise classes, children’s swimming lessons, aquatic exercise, community aquatic arthritis classes, pre-natal exercise classes, lifeguard certification, CPR and AED training, and aquatic personal training.