What is Deep Water Walking?

Category: Exercises

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Generic name: Aquatic Therapy Exercises

Deep water walking provides a cardiovascular workout equal to or better than comparable dry land activities. The entire body is cushioned by the water, protecting weight-bearing joints and internal organs. Because water is a fluid medium, any resistance created is constant and smooth.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

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Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Deep Water Walking

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Deep Water Walking

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped doing Deep Water Walking

Duration

Stopped doing Deep Water Walking

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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