Carrie Thorson, PT, is a Campus Director and ATU instructor. And you can be too! All you need is a degree and a love for water. Read more...
Our courses are approved by the Federation of State Boards of PT for up to 21 CCUs. That's 5 free credits!
Love the water? Then get recognized! PTs and OTs and assistants, apply this class to your Aquaticist℠ credential and get promoted faster. Read more...
3500 Vicksburg Ln #250
Plymouth, MN 55447
Copyright Aquatic Therapy University ©2015 All rights reserved.
• Join this Network
• Invite friends to join
• Start a discussion
• Add a blog
• Add a photo
• Add video
• Start a group
• Subscribe to eSPLASH
• Attend a seminar
• Bring a custom training to your pool
I'm nearing the end of 2 years working to set up and provide the aqua services at a new high-end wellness retreat in north India. It's been such an engaging (and challenging) experience that I am continuing. I am so greatly indebted to Harold Dull for creating the healing art that is Watsu and for…Continue
Posted by Sara Firman (Sulis) on March 8, 2016 at 8:37am
Being in water for some time makes most people want to pee. This is why I ask aquatic bodywork clients to avoid drinking too much fluid before a session and encourage them to drink plenty of water afterwards.
The dehydrating effect is especially significant for some (see highlight below) as Peggy Schroedinger, Aqua PT explains. I thought this might be of interest here ...…
Posted by Sara Firman (Sulis) on October 9, 2014 at 3:03am
Posted by Randa on March 11, 2014 at 3:37pm
Posted by Stephanie Dutton on September 17, 2013 at 3:53pm
We would like to invite you to visit the website of ECEBAT: The 1st European Conference of Evidence Based Aquatic Therapy, March 2013 in Izmir / Turkey
The conference will include a scientific program with keynotes, short presentations, poster sessions.
We will have a pre-conference program…
Posted by Johan Lambeck on September 8, 2012 at 6:27am
My community is building a therapy pool! They want to slope the floor slightly. My hospital pool does the same thing ranging from 3.5 to 4.5 feet. It is not good for walkers, esp. those with SIJ dysfunction. Can someone point me to an article that address the value of keeping the depth a constant 4' ?
Posted by Nancy A. Weinberg on September 3, 2012 at 6:19pm
Profound experience, Water relaxation treatment -spa, Aquatic body work in a natural water pool, heated to the body temperature, קסום וטבעי לטיפולי מים-בריאות זה בטבע Profound experience, Water relaxation treatment -spa, Aquatic body work in a natural water pool, heated to the body temperature, קסום וטבעי לטיפולי מים-בריאות זה בטבע שלנו…Continue
Posted by Matilda Ben Shoham on September 1, 2012 at 3:03am
Veteran Josh says that Watsu is the first thing he has tried that has made a difference after just one session; noting that antidepressants for example can take up to one month to be effective.
This is a wonderful account that I hope will reach many other veterans. Please share.
Josh asks his colleagues to 'truly immerse yourself in [Watsu]'; notes that he slept like a baby the night after his session (no combat dreams); and finds that Watsu is helping him to trust others, as…Continue
Posted by Sara Firman (Sulis) on August 14, 2012 at 12:00pm
Aquatic Therapy Command Center
International clearinghouse of information for the aquatic therapist, aquatics facility and pool patient.
Home of Aquatic Therapy University. Provides CEUs / trainings/ courses / continuing education for the physical therapy provider, occupational therapist, speech therapist, athletic trainer and others.
Answers questions such as: What is aquatic therapy for? What water therapy equipment should I buy? Where can I find a hydro pool or therapy pool? What is the difference between aquatic physiotherapy and hydrotherapy? Do I need special education or certification to perform aquatic therapy and rehabilitation?