What is this article about?
Therapists who routinely work in water are naturally drawn to the benefits of aquatic physiotherapy. However, the sole justification for choosing the aquatic environment cannot be that you think everyone ought to spend some quality time in the water. The water offers a therapeutic environment that brings unique fluid and thermal properties to the therapeutic table. Before choosing to work in water, however, the therapist should be able to construct a case for aquatic-based physiotherapy based on the known effects of immersion.