Water Therapy

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8. Water Therapy

Fibromyalgia may not affect the joints like arthritis does, but weight-bearing exercise can be excruciating on the muscles and tissues all over the body. Luckily, you can keep up your strength and soothe your muscles simultaneously when you take your workout to the water. The buoyancy allows for easier movement in every direction, which helps to strengthen each part of every muscle, and the hydrostatic pressure will reduce swelling and discomfort. A simple swim can be a good way to start, but once you start incorporating other movements like deep-water power exercises, kick training, and stretching, you will see remarkable reduction in pain and increase in stamina.

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