Pool Therapy

Healing Waters

Pool Therapy

History and Legend Tell Us of Waters Possessing Healing Powers. But Right Here in North Canton, Ohio?

While we can't claim any mystical powers for our therapeutic pool at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, the medical community has recognized the many benefits of spending time in warm water. Muscle pain and spasms decrease. Stress on the joints is decreased. Circulation increases. Most importantly, you relax. Whether you're looking for physical rehabilitation or general exercise and conditioning, the therapeutic pool at Mercy Health Center of North Canton has been carefully designed with your needs in mind.

Pool Features

  • Warm water - 92 degrees
  • Depth range from 2.5' - 7'
  • Exercise bench
  • In water support bars
  • Jacuzzi jets
  • Side handrails
  • Lift chair for easy accessibility
  • Accessible, heated locker rooms
  • Convenient parking
  • For people with respiratory problems or sensitive skin - the pool is disinfected with bromide rather than chlorine.

Pool Therapy

Pool Therapy provides the opportunity to increase independence, mobility and strength, endurance, flexibility and balance; range of motion; muscle tone, aerobic potential; coordination of musculature for speech; expressive language and articulation. Patients with the following conditions may benefit from Pool Therapy:

  • pool2Low back pain
  • Joint replacement
  • Post-surgery
  • Pre-operative conditioning
  • Sprains, strains and contusions
  • Postural deviations
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Aphasia
  • Articulation disorder
  • Special/general exercise groups
  • Pediatric orthopedic & neurological conditions

Aqua Flex

Aqua Flex is an exercise program focusing on toning, flexibility and low impact cardiovascular conditioning. This program is ideal for anyone coming out of physical therapy or looking for a low intensity workout. Call Mercy's Health Fitness Center at 330-966-8997 for class schedules.

Water's Natural Properties

The water is maintained at a constant 92 degrees so it's relaxing and soothing to muscles and joints. Using the water's natural properties of buoyancy and resistance helps many people improve their flexibility and muscle tone. Mercy's therapeutic pool offers an important advantage for people with respiratory problems or sensitive skin - it's disinfected with bromide rather than chlorine.

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For more information, call 330-966-8920