Injured Marines, veterans, and their families participate in ocean therapy program

 

Last updated 3/24/2014 at Noon

Injured Marines and veterans had an opportunity to participate in a special reconditioning and ocean therapy program at Del Mar beach on Camp Pendleton March 21. The opportunity was provided by the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation.

CAMP PENDLETON - On Friday, March 21, injured Marines, veterans and their families took to the waves at Del Mar Beach at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base as part of a special reconditioning program to help them heal from their wounds.

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation’s Ocean Therapy program combines occupational and recreational therapies with the sport of surfing in the healing environment of the ocean. Ocean Therapy is believed to assist recovery and rehabilitation for people affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD), traumatic brain injuries, and other emotional, mental a...



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