Title: Aquatic Exercise: Applications for Pompe Disease
Date: Friday, August 26, 2022; 2:30 PM EST
Speaker: Dr. Kendra Lucas, PT, DPT, Aquatic Physical Therapist
Webinar Overview: The unique properties of water provide surprising benefits for individuals struggling with gait difficulty, muscle weakness, cardiorespiratory impairments, balance problems and other symptoms associated with Pompe disease. Aquatic physical therapy offers a safe alternative to land-based programs. The water's buoyancy off-loads joint pressure, allowing you more freedom to move with less energy exertion. Join Dr. Lucas to learn much more about how aquatic exercise can help you stay active and healthy so you can live your best life.
Speaker Bio: Dr. Kendra Lucas, PT, PDT is an Aquatic Physical Therapist at Kettering Health in Ohio. She specializes in the treatment of chronic pain and management of chronic and genetic conditions. Dr. Lucas is excited to share her success stories utilizing aquatic exercise in the treatment of Pompe disease.