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Aquatic Therapy

  • Aquatic TherapyAquatic therapy has long been recognized by physicians, therapists, and athletes as one of the safest, most effective forms of rehabilitation available. Water's natural buoyancy property provides a safe environment for protection against falls, relieves stress on joints by reducing the effects of gravity, and makes movements easier.

    In the initial stages of therapy, you can start performing non-weight bearing activities in the aquatic environment sooner than traditional land-based therapy. The heated pool has a hydraulic lift chair that moves you in and out of the pool safely and features an adjustable no-slip floor that allows the water depth to be set for your individual needs.

    The following conditions respond well to Aquatic Therapy:

    • Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia Acute Low Back Disc Injuries
    • Sports Injuries
    • Total-Joint Replacements
    • Post-Podiatry or Orthopedic Surgery
    • Chronic Spinal Stenosis
    • Pregnancy Related Back Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

    Aquatic therapy is offered at the following locations:

    LocationAddressCity, StatePhoneOnsite or Offsite
    Bardstown875 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Suite 1
    Bardstown, KY(502) 349-6961Onsite
    Brandenburg815 Hillcrest Drive
    Suite C
    Brandenburg, KY(270) 422-3366Onsite
    Corydon2363 Highway 135 NW
    Suite 117
    Corydon, IN(812) 734-1918Offsite
    Elizabethtown708 Westport Road
    Suite 200
    Elizabethtown, KY(270) 766-1213Onsite
    Georgetown101 Eastside Drive
    Suite D
    Georgetown, KY(502) 867-0111Onsite
    Lexington: Beaumont3070 Lakecrest Circle
    Suite 700
    Lexington, KY(859) 296-4080Offsite
    Lexington: Hamburg1792 Alysheba Way
    Suite 140
    Lexington, KY(859) 264-9249Offsite
    Louisville: Old Brownsboro Crossing9880 Angie's Way
    Suite 100
    Louisville, KY(502) 339-6490Onsite
    Louisville: Tyler Center12613 Taylorsville Road
    Suite 118
    Louisville, KY(502) 267-1480Onsite
    Louisville: Valley Station10631 Dixie HighwayLouisville, KY(502) 933-1777Offsite
    Richmond5006 Atwood Drive
    Suite 2
    Richmond, KY(859) 623-2057Offsite
    Versailles374 Kroger WayVersailles, KY(859) 286-6848Offsite
    Winchester1547 Bypass RoadWinchester, KY(859) 744-4411Offsite

    KORT Aquatic Therapy

    Jean Lloyd came to KORT Richmond after having total hip replacement. KORT Physical Therapists Dr. John Wright Polk, PT, DPT and Dr. Karen Clark, PT, DPT, OCS devised a customized treatment plan that consisted of land exercises, manual therapy, & aquatic therapy. Jean is overjoyed to share that the pain in her hip is gone and she is doing things without pain that she hasn't been able to do for years. She gives credit to her physical therapists and surgeon for her successful outcome. And, she is dedicated and committed to doing her exercises at home in order to continue living life to its fullest.