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Research on Warm Water Therapy and the Brain

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent presentation, “The Brain and Aquatic Therapy” by Dr. Bruce Becker, MD, MS, FACSM, Clinical Professor at University of Washington. At the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in February, Dr. Becker presented The Brain and Aquatic Therapy as part of the […]

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From Snowy First Impression to Vital Patient Tool

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

When Russ Chrischilles, physical therapy assistant at Buena Vista Regional Med Center in Storm Lake, Iowa, first laid eyes on his facility’s new HydroWorx product it looked a little strange. The pool was sitting outside, covered in snow, just waiting to be installed during Buena Vista’s renovation project to grow their physical therapy offerings. This […]

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The Value of Prehab With Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “How Private Pay Allows for a Truly Patient-Focused Facility” by Lisa Corsa, PT, DPT, MPT, in the Impact Magazine Fall 2016 Issue: October Edition. Lisa Corsa, PT, DPT, MPT, owner of Premier Therapy Services in Boca Raton, Florida describes going beyond traditional equipment to enhance rehabilitation services […]

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Customer Spotlight & Tips for Keeping Hockey Players on the Ice

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

We all know that ice hockey is an intense sport. Hockey pucks fly up to 100 miles per hour and players can reach speeds of 30 miles per hour on skates. Players’ basic movements, stances and motions require a significant amount of twisting and turning, putting tremendous stress on various joints.  Although hockey players may be […]

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Learn Insights From the Hydrotherapy-Fueled Recovery of an Olympian – Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Many of us were glued to our television screens in August 2016. What we saw were profoundly talented athletes showcasing their abilities and skill sets for an international audience, not to mention their countries’ honors. Yet we didn’t see the behind-the-scenes fight to overcome injury that went into the recovery of countless athletes preparing to […]

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Still Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Start An Aquatic Wellness Program.

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

As we enter into a new year, you may find that new business opportunities lie with the health and wellness of your local community. A key factor in whether or not to introduce any health and wellness program in your clinic rests with the interest among clients within your community. As community members actively seek […]

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Defining Your Aquatics Referral Sources for Success

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Every physical therapy clinic owner understands that referrals are essential for a thriving aquatics program. Knowing this isn’t enough to encourage referrers to send patients your way. Instead, it takes forethought and planning to make it simple, convenient and rewarding for referral sources to put their trust – and their clients’ outcomes – in your […]

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Get an Inside Look at Using Hydrotherapy in a Competitive Marketplace

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

Many physical therapy clinics gain a huge advantage when they introduce hydrotherapy with advanced equipment in their area. This gives them a competitive advantage, allowing them to carve out a niche market before other entities can set up their own aquatics options. What happens, though, when you’re faced with a marketplace that’s already offering aquatic […]

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The Benefits of Aquatic Circuit Training for Athletes

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

Water is not just for rehab. It is also a viable option for plyometric strength training for athletes. Aquatic therapy is as effective as traditional, land-based weight training, and it opens athletes up to a variety of new exercises to enhance their performance. Water provides resistance and allows athletes to work different muscle groups by improving overall flexibility and strength. A […]

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Aquatic Prehab Exceeds Expectations for Saint Alphonsus Patient

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

Prehab is one of the biggest emerging trends in the field of physical therapy and healthcare. Boiled down, it’s the science of getting patients physically ready to not only handle a surgical procedure, but to prepare them for better post-surgery rehabilitation outcomes. The thought process behind “prehabbing” four to six weeks prior to surgery is […]

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