J Neuroeng Rehabil 2020 04 16;17(1):51. Epub 2020 Apr 16.
Technische Universität Berlin, Control Systems Group, Einsteinufer 17, Berlin, Germany.
Background: Participation in physical and therapeutic activities is usually severely restricted after a spinal cord injury (SCI). Reasons for this are the associated loss of voluntary motor function, inefficient temperature regulation of the affected extremities, and early muscle fatigue. Hydrotherapy or swim training offer an inherent weight relief, reduce spasticity and improve coordination, muscle strength and fitness. Read More