Lambeck (2020) Aquatic Therapy a valuable intervention in neurological and geriatric physiotherapy a narrative review

Aquatic therapy has long been a valuable resource that we should not lose sight of. There are also many interesting developments in this form of therapy, also well justified for the neurological and geriatric patient. Training of fall prevention, aerobic capacity and influencing neuroplasticity (and the associated (anti) inflammatory processes and cognitive tasks), using the possibilities offered by aquatic therapy, will be discussed below.

Keywords: neurological rehabilitation, geriatric physiotherapy, balance improvement, cognitive function, anti-inflammatory effects, neuroplasticity, aerobic capacity, fall prevention.

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