By Dr. Bruce E. Becker
While the benefits of aquatic therapy have been recognized since prehistoric times, it is surprising there has been so little established within modern-day society, general medical practice, and research funding opportunities.
Unfortunately, for both general public health and the economic value of the industry, it is far easier to find federal funding for complex medical technology than for aquatic health benefits. While knowledge of the value of warm-water immersion is emerging, the level of public recognition remains low.
To change this, the industry needs to work aggressively to improve public awareness by using science, the media, and being proactive.
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