Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy is a type of physical therapy that is performed in the water

Water can be a huge help in physical therapy because it helps decrease your weight and allows you to perform exercises that might be a real struggle on land. Aquatic therapy can help with a variety of problems, including arthritis, back and joint pain, post orthopaedic surgery, and general muscle weakness. Aquatic therapy can work for all ages and ability levels.

Why Choose Nebraska Medicine for Aquatic Therapy?

Our Pool

We keep our state-of-the-art Swim Ex therapy pool in Bellevue pleasantly warm. Learn more about our pool and the facility.

Personal Attention

Our trained therapists perform one-one-one aquatic therapy with you. 


Your therapist has completed specific aquatic therapy training. They can also help you transition from pool- to land-based exercises so you can learn to perform a home exercise program out of the water.

Common Conditions We Treat With Aquatic Therapy

  • Back pain/spine rehab
  • Arthritis
  • Sports rehab
  • Balance training
  • General weakness
  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Post Operative Surgery Treatments  

  • Joint replacements
  • Fractures
  • Arthroscopies
  • Spinal
  • ACL/knee surgeries
  • Shoulder surgeries
  • Ankle surgeries

For more information on the aquatic therapy services offered at Bellevue or to schedule an appointment please contact us at 402.763.3740.