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Aquatics’ Role in Basketball Rehab

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

What comes to your mind as you think about March? It probably depends on your age, geographical location, and love level for the game of basketball. What started in 1939 with eight men’s basketball teams has now grown into a massive field of 68 for the ‘big dance.” Fan interest in this championship tournament grew […]

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AQUAWORX: IMPROVING LIVES IN LOGAN

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

We love our customers! Earlier this month we checked in with Michelle Harmon from AquaWorx in Logan, UT. Michelle has been with AquaWorx, the outpatient rehab center affiliated with Sunshine Terrace, for 15 years. She advocates aquatic therapy and health for the aging population as well as anyone she knows! Michelle filled us in on […]

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Soaring Outcomes for Sore Joints: How Aquatic Therapy Helps OA Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Research, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Millions of Americans groan as they roll out of bed in the morning, not due to a tyrannical boss or bad weather, but joint pain! Osteoarthritis (OA) disturbs the lives of an estimated 27 million Americans. That’s just over 12% of our population, making OA a significant concern for physical and occupational therapists across the […]

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Aquatic Therapy’s Role in Heart Health

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Research, Water Therapy

Heart disease emerged as the leading cause of death across the globe in the mid-1900s. Today, many nations are cutting this mortality rate through public health education. Most people now know the basics—smoking, physical inactivity, obesity and unhealthy diets harm their heart. At least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke can be […]

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NEUROWORX PART I:  TOOLS FOR THE CRAFTSMAN

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

Our long-time partner, Neuroworx, located in Salt Lake City, UT, is a nonprofit, community-based, outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy clinic for adults and children experiencing paralysis from spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions. It was founded in 2004 by physical therapist Jan Black, Pt, MSPT and Dr. Dale […]

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BYU Cougars Count on Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

Nestled in the towering mountains of the Wasatch Front stands a university famous for clean-living and quarterbacks. Jim McMahon, Steve Young and Heisman Trophy-winner Ty Detmer all hail from this haven in the hills. BYU in Provo, Utah first invested in HydroWorx technology in 2004. Soon thereafter they spear-headed multiple academic studies documenting the effectiveness […]

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Underwater Treadmill Running: Renewing Resolutions

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If you or your clients have made it this far in your New Year’s Resolutions or if you’re starting to lose steam, it might be a good time to think about warm water running as another option in your fitness routine. This time of year is a good opportunity to briefly review this concise and […]

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Elegance and Innovation at “America’s Resort”

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

It’s referred to as “America’s Resort.” They’ve been serving guests at the 11,000-acre campus in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia since George Washington commanded the colonial armies. For 240 years the natural mineral springs and beautiful views have drawn the world’s most celebrated guests, including 27 US Presidents. This renowned property offers 710 rooms, 33 […]

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Webinar Recap: Aquatic Therapy for Sensory Processing Disorder

| Posted in: Pediatric, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar titled “Can Aquatic Therapy Benefit Children with Sensory Processing Disorder?” presented by Hima Dilal, owner of Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center in Columbia, SC. This webinar reviewed what sensory processing disorder (SPD) is along with the many ways that aquatic therapy can benefit children who may exhibit SPD along […]

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Creighton University: The Value of Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska is attended by about 9,000 students and known for its stellar alumni network, a 16-year streak as US News and World Report’s “Number 1 Midwestern University” ranking, and Doug McDermott (pro basketball player and NCAA leading scorer in 2014-15). It has a long-standing tradition of excellence and distinction, both academically […]

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