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Why Hydration Matters In Rehab and Function?

Why water? - Water has many benefits to us human beings. It can flush toxins out of the body, transport nutrients into the cells and also help regulate body temperature and pH balance.

Benefits of Drinking Water in Physical Therapy

Drinking lots of water to keep yourself hydrated, helps with muscle soreness and tension. Whether you are an athlete recovering after a workout or a patient in physical therapy rehabilitation healing from an injury or surgery; maintaining the body’s hydration is critical to your recovery.

Muscle soreness or pain is a common reason why many patients are in physical therapy rehabilitation programs. By drinking more water, patients' muscle consistencies can change and tight muscles are also softened. The following are some reasons why drinking water can be beneficial for proper function in physical therapy rehabilitation:-

1. Promotes Healing - Not healing well after an injury could be because you are dehydrated. Water oxygenates your body’s vital systems, removes damaged cells and energizes your

tissues. Maintaining proper hydration will maximize the effectiveness of your rehabilitation.