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Aquatic Therapy Technology Bridges the Gap in the Patient Experience

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

Owner of Peak Performance Physical Therapy Joseph Sullivan, PT, OCS, CSCS (an HSS Credentialed Advanced Hip Clinician), uses aquatic therapy technology to improve his clients’ rehab and health. With his years of experience working with patients from elite athletes with sports injuries to adults recovering from surgical procedures, he recognizes that aquatic therapy works wonders. After experiencing success with the […]

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The Secrets to a Thriving Aquatic Therapy Practice? Teamwork and Planning

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

When Brian Howells, Director of Rehab Services at Via Christi Health in Manhattan, Kansas, talks about his organization’s aquatic therapy journey, he’s filled with excitement. After just a few years, he and his staff members have built a successful resource for the community and are reaping the clinical and financial benefits at their practice which […]

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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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March Madness: Revamp Athlete Recovery Time With Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

For three weeks each spring, the nation is in a basketball frenzy as millions tune in to watch the NCAA March Madness tournament and follow their favorite teams. While upsets and buzzer beaters dominate headline space, one or two lines about a player’s injury could threaten to bust a fan’s bracket. A ruined bracket thanks […]

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Innovation: Key to a Successful Aquatics Program

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Innovation is the Cornerstone to Aquatic Therapy” by Debi Tyler, OT at Cedar Village on McKnight’s. Creativity and innovation are keys to a successful aquatics program in a senior living facility. Even with an innovative mind set, Debi Tyler, OT, and her team at […]

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Season Cut Short by ACL Injury: Why Water Rehab Worx

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

ACL injury is the most common major knee injury that occurs in football. Typically, the injury is non-contact and caused by cutting; the athlete is running, plants the foot to change direction and the knee buckles. These injuries generally require surgery to allow the athlete to return to sport. This is what occurred to the […]

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The Importance of Marketing: Create Your Strategic Game Plan

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Tips to Market Your New Modality” by Kimmer O’Neill, DOR/MOTR at Port Charlotte Rehab Center on McKnight’s. In order to launch an aquatic program in a clinic or senior living facility, marketing is a key piece of success. It does not require a marketing degree […]

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The Combine: Aquatic Training & Conditioning for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Countless hours have been spent over the past months preparing for this one week, this one chance to impress the NFL teams in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. Millions of people will tune into the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. Viewers will watch football players of great strength, perseverance, speed and skill compete in what will be […]

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From Accident Victim to a Determined Community Champion

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

The blink of an eye. That’s all the time it takes to drastically change someone’s life. Perchone Stepps discovered that in May 2002. You may have heard of Stepps more than a decade ago. Born in the country’s heartland, he had risen to interim-head coach of the storied St. John’s University basketball team. As the […]

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For Your Healthy Athletes: No Excuse Needed to Dive Into Aquatics!

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

Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers: Your athletes don’t have to be injured to get a serious boost from hydrotherapy. Aquatics are beneficial beyond treatment and rehab. Competitive athletes at all levels of their careers, from tough weekend warriors to elite football players, are getting better, stronger and faster thanks to the […]

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