Mercer Island Aquatic Center

Phone: 206-230-9613

Fax: 206-275-3205

Mercer Island Pool For more information contact us:
(206) 230-9613

Robert Tutland R.P.T., began offering a therapeutic and rehabilitative pool program in 1987. Since that time it has become a well established and very successful form of physical therapy treatment. This program has incorporated the properties of buoyancy and resistance with warm water (90 degrees) to help diminish the effects of an injury or disease. The program provides participants with an individualized exercise program targeted specifically to rehabilitate their injury or disease.

Progressive aquatic exercise will facilitate our patients’ ability to gain full functional mobility and coordination. Specialized pool therapy equipment is available, and when used in conjunction with a weight free environment, patients are able to increase strength and endurance at a faster rate. Our program is unique in that we offer a warm water environment which makes it easier and more pleasant for rehabilitation. This program is supervised and instructed by experienced physical therapy professionals, provides a positive emotional outlet, and gives patients the opportunity to have fun.

What type of patients will benefit?

Referral Process:

Your primary care provider will determine if you are an appropriate candidate for warm water therapy and can then refer you to any one of our physical therapists. We have several excellent therapists who will perform evaluations and make specific recommendations for your pool program. Click here for to find a clinic near you.


From an insurance standpoint, this program is covered as a physical therapy benefit and is a widely accepted form of treatment. Click here for more information about insurance programs that we accept.

Call us at (206) 230-9613 to schedule an appointment.

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