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    Rehabilitation oriented fitness programs that feature gentle exercises in warm water that are especially designed to relieve pain, stiffness and general discomfort in individuals who have disabling conditions such as arthritis, spinal cord injuries, head injuries, amputations, Guillain-Barre syndrome, chronic pain or orthopedic injuries. Exercise in water can increase circulation, strength and endurance, protect joints during exercise, reduce stress and decrease swelling; and the buoyancy effect of water helps to support the individual's weight and improve the movement of affected limbs. Aquatic therapy is generally provided by licensed physical therapists, physical therapy assistants or athletic trainers with specific training in the area.

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    Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesOffers swimming instruction for all ages and abilities from 6 months and up, competitive programs for swimmers of all levels including masters and synchronized swimmers, specialty programs such as scuba and hydro-fitness, and therapy programs including arthritis exercise and multiple sclerosis aquatic therapy. Open and family swim, in addition to extended lap swim hours, are provided at each branch. All aquatic classes are taught by YMCA and/or Red Cross certified instructors.AlbanyAQUATICSCAPITAL DISTRICT YMCA
    Rehabilitation/Habilitation ServicesProvides various therapy services for those recovering from surgery, illness, or disability. The rehab staff utilizes the best exercise equipment available to improve movement, strength, endurance and function in order to assist patients back to their optimal level of activity.ClintonREHABILITATION/ HABILITATION SERVICESUNIVERSITY OF VERMONT HEALTH NETWORK CVPH

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