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Encouraging Rehabilitation for Cardiac Patients

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According to HHS.gov, cardiac rehabilitation in an aquatic environment can have numerous benefits. In a recent post, we talked about how to use aquatic therapy for cardiac rehabilitation as well as many of the other benefits aquatic therapy provides for patients and clients. As with most therapy programs, the earlier you can get a patient […]

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Webinar Recap – Appropriate Post-Surgical Wound Coverage for Early Intervention with Aquatic Rehab

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Recently, Randy Cohen (AT, DPT) joined us for a great webinar examining Appropriate Post-Surgical Wound Coverage for Early Intervention with Aquatic Rehab. Randy has been the Associate Athletic Director for Medical Services at the University of Arizona since 2001 and has been utilizing HydroWorx products, specifically the HydroWorx 2000 model, since then. Watch Now During […]

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Keeping Athletes Safe in the Summer Heat

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As we have moved into August and are facing the fact that fall is quickly approaching, the remaining summer heat and humidity can still present challenges. These challenges, such as heat stroke, are especially apparent as athletes continue to develop and push their limits while preparing for their seasons. Training camps, practices and outdoor games have […]

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Facility Spotlight – OrthoRehab in Libby, MT

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We had the pleasure of speaking with representatives from OrthoRehab in Libby, MT for our most recent facility spotlight. OrthoRehab boasts 11 facilities throughout the state of Montana. Some locations, like the Kalispell North location and their HydroWorx 750, have been using HydroWorx equipment for several years, while the Libby location just installed a HydroWorx […]

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Webinar Recap – Lower Body Rehabilitation in an Aquatic Environment

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We were fortunate enough to be joined by Erin Bussin (CSCS, R. Kin) and Dr. Nicholas Held for an incredibly informative webinar discussing Lower Body Rehabilitation in an Aquatic Environment. Both Nick and Erin have used several different HydroWorx products with a wide variety of patient groups, including professional athletes, elderly, military, and the general […]

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Private Minnesota College Ready for Fall Sports with New THRIVE

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In the middle of 2020, college and professional athletics were in an upheaval as they tried to come up with back-to-sport protocols to keep athletes safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Events across the world were cancelled or made virtual, and the National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Annual Meeting was no different. During this time, we […]

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6 Benefits of Using Aquatics for Juvenile Arthritis Treatment

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Summer is full of great opportunities for children to take a break from school and venture outdoors to explore and play. The warm weather and inviting sunshine are all that kids need to get active and dirty. However, this can be challenging for the nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the US that are living […]

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Incorporating Aquatic Therapy into Cardiac Rehabilitation

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Cardiac rehabilitation is a recovery option that allows cardiac patients to exercise safely under supervision, while being educated on the importance of physical activity, lifestyle changes, and how to prevent future heart disease complications. Early interventions often focus on the following goals: Reducing resting and exercise heart rate Decreasing resting and exercise blood pressure Reducing […]

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10 Things You Can Do While Awaiting Elective Surgery

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COVID-19 delayed multiple non-essential surgeries causing many to wonder what they can do to minimize their pain and stay healthy until they can schedule their surgeries. Here are a few options to consider: Speak to your health care provider about the pros and cons of getting vaccinated for COVID. Continue good hygiene. Wash your hands […]

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Managing Chronic Pain While Waiting for Elective Surgeries

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Nearly 83.5% of all elective orthopedic procedures performed in the US have been delayed, postponed, or canceled since the outbreak of COVID-19. Limited hospital beds, equipment and staffing combined with a focus on decreasing transmission were immediate concerns that caused a great shift in medical priorities over the last year. Unfortunately, non-essential procedures account for […]

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