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Arrowhead Orthopaedics Physical Therapy is dedicated to delivering the highest quality care and the most effective rehabilitation therapy. Over the years, our trained professionals have successfully helped thousands of patients return to work, and improved their quality of life through exercise and education.


In the tradition of excellence experienced at Arrowhead Orthopaedics, the Physical Therapy center offers a comprehensive aquatic therapy program at our Redlands office that features a state-of-the-art pool, and specialized Orthopaedics Pool protocols designed with input from our orthopaedic surgeons.


Arrowhead Orthopaedics Aquatic Therapy allows recovery from injury or surgery sooner and faster. It is an integral part of a comprehensive recovery program that starts with your physician’s referral to a physical therapist who determines the course of rehab and schedules the proper treatment modalities to begin the healing and restoration of function.


Who benefits from Aquatic Therapy?

Most musculoskeletal injuries can be helped with Aquatic Therapy. Research studies have shown that aquatic therapy can help many patient populations especially those with the following Conditions:

  • Arthritis

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Severe De-Conditioning

  • Chronic and Severe Pain

  • Balance and walking problems

  • Injuries to the shoulder, neck, low back, hip, knee ankle & foot

  • Total knee/hip replacement

  • Various pre & post-surgical conditions: Spinal fusions, Laminectomy, ACL/Meniscus Tears & Repairs.

  • Other conditions that limit the body ability to bear weight.


Why Aquatic Therapy?

Aquatic Therapy allows one to exercise in a partially un-weighted environment that decreases the pressure on the joints. Our aquatic therapy patients attest to realizing the following benefits:

  • Increased range of motion

  • Increased muscle strength

  • Improved balance

  • Improved endurance

  • Improved coordination

  • Improved relaxation

  • Decreased pain


What sets AO Aquatic Therapy apart?

We have chosen for you the very best because we know that you have choices.

  • Our pool is equipped with a current generator that allows the therapist to modulate the level of resistance to fit the therapeutic needs of each individual patient. This feature assists in developing muscle strength and endurance in a relatively painless environment.

  • The pool is kept at a comfortable 86-96 degrees to allow decreased pain and utmost relaxation.

  • A hydraulic chair lift is available for your safety and ease of entry into the pool.

  • All our aquatic sessions are provided by a licensed physical therapist in the pool and are customized to fit the individualized needs of each patient.

  • Treatment programs are overseen by Orthopaedic surgeons to ensure the best surgical and rehab outcomes.


For more information or to schedule an appointment call (909) 557-1680



Aquatic Therapy


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