Private Minnesota College Ready for Fall Sports with New THRIVE

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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4 Strategies for a Successful Wellness Program

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Aquatic therapy is usually the catalyst for the implementation of a HydroWorx system, but several of our customers have also seen success from adding wellness or maintenance programs due to popular demand from their patients. These facilities found that their patients love the water and want to continue using the pool even after their physical […]

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Webinar Recap: Utilizing Aquatic Therapy for Bankart Rehabilitation

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As part of the Spring Sports Medicine CEU program, Jeremy Braziel (Athletic Trainer at the Shoulder Center of Arkansas) presented on utilizing aquatic therapy for treating patients who are recovering from shoulder injuries. Jeremy shared information on the management of labral injuries, the benefits of the aquatic environment, specific aquatic exercises for shoulder injuries and […]

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Using Water to Enhance Recovery for Athletes

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Aquatic therapy has long been used as a method for athletes to quickly recover from an injury and return to their sport. This type of modality has allowed for athletes to train and rehabilitate even when they are suffering from injuries that are chronic or reoccurring. Using a hot or cold pool after a workout […]

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Webinar Recap: Sprint Work

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As part of the Spring Sports Medicine CEU webinar series, Murphy Grant, who is the Sr. Assistant Athletic Director at Wake Forest University, presented on how to build a sprint work program that ensures athletes are consistently becoming faster and stronger. Murphy discussed the components of speed, the benefits of using water and multiple ways […]

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HydroWorx with NFL and Collegiate Players Webinar Recap

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As part of our Spring Sports Medicine CEU Training Program, we had the pleasure of working with Collin Francis who is an assistant athletic trainer with the Baltimore Ravens. Collin presented on using hydrotherapy to treat collegiate and professional athletes. The webinar was packed with good information. Here are some points Collin suggested you consider […]

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