About AquaTherapies

Aquatic Therapy

The first program of its kind for the Jackson and West Tennessee area, Sports Plus AquaTherapies a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility offering both aquatic and land based therapy. It combines the benefits of physical therapy with the advantages of warm and cool-water exercise. Sports Plus AquaTherapies offers significant benefits in maximizing the potential for recovery as an integrated part of a complete physical therapy. 

Pool environment

The pools at Sports Plus Aqautherapies is maintained at 88-92 degrees by a certified pool specialist, and has depths of 4 feet and 5 feet. The pools are equipped with underwater fitness Equipment, a ramp for wheelchairs, and a pool lift.  A hot tub and sauna is available as well. 

What Aquatic Therapy Offers

Aquatic therapy combines instruction, guidance, and specialized exercises to facilitate relaxation and therapeutic effects. Licensed Physical Therapy staff with specialized aquatics training will implement individualized treatment plans for each patient to address specific areas of need.
Aquatic therapy interventions address the following:

  • Balance and coordination
  • Body mechanics
  • Dry Needling
  • Improving functional status
  • Flexibility
  • Strengthening and endurance
  • Postural stability

West Tennessee Healthcare (WTH) does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, Limited English Proficiency or sex, including discrimination based on gender identity, sexual orientation, sex stereotyping or pregnancy in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by WTH directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which WTH arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

For further information about this policy, contact Amy Garner (731) 541-9914.