These weekly exercise programs are designed for people who have osteoarthritis (also known as degenerative joint disease), rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis and any of the other arthritis related diseases. Individuals with total joint replacements and those considering total joint replacements are also welcome.
Designed for people with arthritis and related conditions, this program takes place in the warm water (about 92º) therapy pool. The exercises are gentle; improve ones range-of-motion (ROM), endurance, balance, and stability.
The Arthritis Exercise Program – Aquatics II program is a more advanced recreational water exercise program designed for people with osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), lupus, ankylosing spondylitis, fibromyalgia, and other arthritis related diseases. You do not need to know how to swim. The program consists of gentle range-of –motion (ROM) exercises, moderate cardiovascular endurance exercise (7-10 min.) and relaxation techniques. The water temperature in the group exercise pool is about 87º.
The Arthritis Exercise Program is designed for anyone with arthritis or related rheumatic diseases or musculoskeletal conditions, ranging from people who are older, sedentary and very limited by impaired joint mobility to those who are relatively active with only mild joint involvement.
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Virtua - William G. Rohrer Center for HealthFitness - 2309 Evesham Road - Voorhees, New Jersey - 08043 - (856) 325-5300