It is well known that water has healing effects, for instance, exercise is especially helpful in cases where a land-based exercise program is not possible due to the intensity of pain, decreased bone density, disability or other factors. The physical properties of water minimizes the weight placed on the spine allowing more flexibility during exercises. And as of April 10th, 2015,these two pools are making a huge difference in for Owen Johnson and Derek Avilez.
These pools were designed for healing in mind. The design features a ramp for easy wheelchair access. At the end of the ramp are therapy jets that help massage the muscles. Along the shallow ends of the pool there are exercise bars.