Aquatic Therapy helpful to children with autism

Warm water exercise can be a treatment for joint or back pain, and now it’s getting more attention for what it can do for children with autism.

13-year-old Joey is rigid and can barely move. His battle with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and severe autism restricts him to a wheelchair. But in the water, he’s free. The relaxing, 94 degree water, at the California Aquatic Therapy and Wellness Center in Long Beach, allows Joey to tune into his therapist. Continue reading