What is MS Aquatics Therapy?

Category: Physical Therapy


MS sufferers can strengthen weakened muscles and improve stamina and balance with regular aquatic therapy. The unique qualities of water provide benefits to people with MS, allowing them to move in ways they may not be able to on land.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle weakness 3 2
Balance problems 1 0
General health 1 0
Improve flexibility/strength 1 0
Improve mobility 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with MS Aquatics Therapy

Side effect Patients
Muscle spasms 1


Based on patients currently going to MS Aquatics Therapy

Dosage Patients
90 min yearly 1

Why patients stopped taking MS Aquatics Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped going to MS Aquatics Therapy


Currently going to MS Aquatics Therapy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to MS Aquatics Therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for MS Aquatics Therapy.