Underwater walking system is a treadmill placed into a tank full of water. The tank is entered after wearing appropriate clothing and filling of desired level of water is provided by the system controlled by the therapist after the door is closed. A very safe exercise becomes applied via treadmill, which may be monitored by the patient. Treadmill speed, water temperature, water level, jet streams are kept under control by the therapist.
1- Decreases heart rate and blood pressure by supporting circulation.
2- Reduces peripheral edema.
3- Increases the metabolic rate and calorie loss.
4- Supports muscle groups.
1- Relaxes muscles.
2- Reduces pain.
3- Accelerates circulation.
4- Buoyancy force of water reduces the burden of painful joints.
5- Flexibility increases.
6- Increases 'Core' stabilization.