Back pain got you down and out? Do aching knees prevent you from walking long distances or engaging in other types of exercise? If so, you may want to jump in the pool.
The Mack E. Mickelson Arthritis and Rehabilitation Center pool at Mills Health Center is designed for standing therapeutic exercise. It is wheelchair accessible and heated to about 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The pool is open to the community and all ages.
Kelly Rancatore, an aquatics exercise physiologist at Mills Health Center in San Mateo, explains the benefits in a recent post on Mills-Peninsula Health Services’ health blog. The article has detail about classes, hours and membership options. You can also call 650-696-4319 for more information.