What We Treat:
The Aquatics Therapy Program (offered jointly with Baystate Franklin Medical Center at the Greenfield YMCA) is an effective treatment for patients of all ages experiencing:
In many instances, aquatic therapy has been known to reduce recovery time. Aquatic therapy can improve:
- Cardiovascular endurance
- Muscle relaxation
- Circulatory efficiency.
It also leads to:
Sessions take place Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the Greenfield YMCA, 451 Main Street. Therapists certified in water safety work with primary care and specialty physicians to develop and implement an aquatic therapy program. The program, which is only offered in Greenfield, consists of:
Patients must receive a written referral from their health care providers to participate in this rehabilitation program. Initial evaluations are made in the outpatient clinic. Your physician can refer you to the Aquatics Therapy Program by calling Baystate Health Link:
From Greenfield: 413-773-2454
From Springfield: 413-794-2255
From Ware: 413-967-2488
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - closed weekends and holidays
For more information about Aquatics Therapy program and its services, call the Rehabilitation Care practice location in Greenfield at 413-773-2227.