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Please browse through our frequently asked questions for information about us and our services. For more information call 615-962-9500 or email.
Accepting Insurance, HSA & Medical Flex Cards
Q: Do you have memberships?
A: We do not have any contracts. We do have monthly unlimited packages which save you money if you plan on using our facility more than a couple days a week.
Q: Do you accept my Insurance or Medicare?
Yes, we accept all insurances. We also accept HSA and Medical Flex cards.
Q: Do I need a note from my doctor to use your services?
A: No, anyone can use our aquatic exercise and therapy services. You only need a prescription if you want to work with a licensed "physical therapist" and you want your insurance to pay for your aquatic therapy.

Most people use our aquatic rehab specialists and personal trainers or use the aquatic therapeutic exercise equipment on their own without being supervised by a therapist/instructor. You do not need a prescription for these types of services.
Q: What should I bring with me?
A: Please bring your own towel and a smile. Some people wear water shoes, but it is not mandatory. You may want to bring a bag for your wet clothes.
Q: Why should I use aquatic physical therapy instead of traditional land physical therapy?
A: LESS PAIN and MORE GAIN! There are many benefits of aquatic therapy! While submerged in water, buoyancy assists in supporting the weight of the individual. This decreases the amount of weight bearing which reduces the force of stress placed on the joints. This aspect of aquatic therapy can be especially useful for patients with arthritis, healing fractured bones, or who are overweight. By decreasing the amount of joint stress it is easier and less painful to perform exercises.

The resistance of the water allows for muscle strengthening without the need of weights. Using resistance coupled with the water's buoyancy allows a person to strengthen muscle groups with decreased joint stress that can not be experienced on land.

Aquatic therapy utilizes hydrostatic pressure to decrease swelling in the joints and soft tissue. The hydrostatic pressure produces forces perpendicular to the body's surface. This pressure provides joint positional awareness to the patient. As a result, patient proprioception is improved.
Q: Who should use aquatic personal training?
A: Aquatic personal training is perfect for almost any type of person, of almost any age, and any ability. Our instructors create workouts personalized to your goals and needs. If you are training for sports, if you want to improve your strength, rehab after surgery or an injury, want to lose weight, or want to simply improve your general fitness and tone-up in a new, and exciting way, aquatic personal training is a great and fun way to reach your health goals!
Q: What is HydroMassage?
A: With HydroMassage, a powerful wave of heated water spans the full width of the user's body providing a powerful heated massage. Enjoy total relaxation while remaining comfortable and fully clothed. The system provides a fully customizable massage. HydroMassage is a comfortable, convenient, and more affordable way to get a heated deep tissue hands-free massage. HydroMassage provides a relaxing, rejuvenating massage that most users say is more effective, efficient, and relaxing than traditional hands-on massage.
Q: What are the benefits of doing aquatic therapy/exercise in warmer water?
A: Using warm water during aquatic therapy and exercise assists in relaxing muscles and vasodilates vessels, increasing blood flow to injured areas. Patients with muscle spasms, back pain, and fibromyalgia can find this aspect of aquatic therapy especially therapeutic. Warm water is also much more comfortable, enjoyable, and relaxing compared to colder and larger recreation pools.
Q: Do I need to know how to swim to benefit from Beyond Aquatics' services?
A: No. Many of our patrons do not know how to swim and love coming! Our therapy pools are designed for vertical non-weight-bearing exercise/therapy, including those who do not know how to swim or are usually afraid of water. Our smaller therapy pools are custom designed with completely flat floors and no deep ends. The water is 4 feet deep and 12 feet wide, so you can always get to an edge quickly. There are also hand rails on the wall to make it easy to hold on.
Q: Do I need a swimsuit?
A:No, you can wear shorts and a t-shirt if you prefer, instead of a swimsuit.

We encourage t-shirts over bikinis for exercise and therapy. We do not want to overly distract those receiving care during their appointment. Shorts or swim trunks will do for the men. No speedos please!

Remember: only go skinny dipping in the bathtub at your house!
Q: How long is the average pool party and what is included?
A: Most pool parties are 2 hours long. Some parties are 3 or 4 hours. Very few parties are only an hour. We rent out the pool area in thirty minute time frames. Your rental includes light shows, music, water volleyball, tons of pool toys and more! You will enjoy the whole pool and reception area exclusively for your group and you can invite as many people as you want. You can bring your own food and drinks (yes, you can bring mommy drinks!).