Stay Active & Pain-Free: Low Impact Scuba

More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic back pain. That’s almost a third of our national population! That’s not to mention the number of individuals with previous injuries and other ailments that make staying active difficult. If you’re in this group, you probably search far and wide for low impact activities to help you stay fit and pain-free.

Here’s a suggestion: start planning scuba diving trips. Any activity that takes place in the water relieves the stress and pressures regularly experienced by your body. The water supports a significant portion of your weight, countering the effects of gravity. Moving and stretching your muscles safely becomes much, much easier – and seeing the fantastic sea life, colorful coral, and jewel-like tropical fish on your scuba diving trips makes the whole process infinitely more enjoyable!

We know what you’re thinking, “of course you’re promoting the sport. It’s your bread and butter!” Well, one of the reasons we’ve made a career out of booking scuba diving trips is BECAUSE of its low-impact nature. Our owner, Ken Scarbrough, has spent a good part of his life dealing with back pain. He says, “I have been living with chronic back pain for more than 25 years. Underwater is the only time I’m pain free.”

It’s true! Scuba diving has many benefits for sufferers of chronic pain. Scuba diving can help strengthen your back muscles. Core stabilization is another benefit. People who spend a lot of time diving can enjoy a greater range of motion and flexibility as a direct result of their time below the waves. All of these benefits are accompanied by More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic back pain. That’s almost a third of our national population! That’s not to mention the number of individuals with previous injuries and other ailments that make staying active difficult. If you’re in this group, you probably search far and wide for low impact activities to help you stay fit and pain-free.

One of the great things about scuba diving is that you’re never too old to give the sport a try for the first time. Scuba is truly a life-long adventure! Classes are comprehensive and geared to ensure diver safety, so you can explore the sport confidently. The world is a beautiful place, and the creatures in it amazing. Don’t let chronic back pain or other injuries keep you from experiencing this marvelous planet. Taking scuba diving trips to some of the world’s best scuba diving locations can open entire new vistas of experiences to you. Contact us to learn more today.