The Spinal Column

Piedmont Chiropractic

Swimming is a good exercise choice for everyone!

Swimming is a good fitness choice for just about everyone, especially those who have physical limitations or who find other forms of exercise painful. Water's buoyancy accommodates the unfit as well as the fit. Water cushions stiff joints or fragile bones that might be injured by the impact of land exercises. When immersed to the waist, your body bears just 50% of its weight; immersed to the chest, it's 25%-35%; and to the neck, 10%.

Not only is swimming easy on the body, its a gre...

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