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Friday, August 03, 2007

Hydrotherapy pool closure affects AS patients

The closure of the hydrotherapy pools at Southampton General Hospital due to staffing shortages has drawn a stiff complaint from the director of the National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society: Jane Skerrett argues that hydrotherapy pools make "a major contribution to people living with this disease." The Southampton pools have been closed for two months.

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  • Interesting article. The article mentioned the temperature of the pools. Are the hydrotherapy pools warmer than public pools? I'm new to AS and trying to learn as much as I can. This isn't a treatment method I've really considered.

    Posted by Blogger dan (8/22/2007 9:13 AM)  

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