Facility Spotlight: VTFC Is Improving Patient Outlook with Aquatic Therapy

Facility Spotlight: VTFC Is Improving Patient Outlook with Aquatic Therapy

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We recently sat down with Casey Edwards, DPT from Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center (VTFC), and learned more about their business and how they use aquatic therapy in their HydroWorx 350. VTFC is a subsidiary of Virginia Spine Institute, and while it seems natural that they receive many of their referrals through Virginia Spine Institute, […]

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Benefits of Aquatic Therapy After Joint Replacement

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Hundreds of thousands of individuals undergo joint replacement surgery each year, and each has their own set of trials and tribulations. The good news is that aquatic therapy can provide the opportunity to begin rehab more quickly – and more importantly, with a significant reduction in pain. This article details the benefits of aquatic therapy […]

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Benefits of Aquatic Exercise on Heart Health

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February is American Heart Month and the time individuals can focus on how to improve their cardiovascular health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States over the age of 65. Our heart is the most important muscle we have and exercising that muscle helps control […]

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7 Benefits of Co-Treating in an Aquatic Setting

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Therapy in a rehabilitation setting is often comprised of a team consisting of physical, occupational and speech therapists. The purpose of these disciplines and rehabilitation teams is to provide care to individuals whose lives have been affected by disease, injury, or disability, or have found themselves having physical challenges with daily life. These therapists help individuals […]

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The Value of Aquatic Therapy for Brain Health as We Age

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There is one thing that we all have in common and that is, we all get older with each day. Thankfully, modern medicine has made significant advancements with time to enhance the longevity of our lives. That leaves each of us to figure out how to create ways to live our best life with the […]

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Webinar Recap – Preparing Medically Complex Participants for Aquatic Sessions

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We were pleased to welcome back Rachel McDermott (PTA) for another incredibly informative webinar, Preparing Medically Complex Participants for Aquatic Sessions. This webinar contained a wealth of information, and if you were unable to attend, we highly suggest viewing it on demand. One of the most important things when it comes to treating ANY patients, […]

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Webinar Recap: Use of the Underwater Treadmill for the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test

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We were recently joined by Murphy Grant, for a fantastic webinar detailing the Use of the Underwater Treadmill for the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test. Murphy has being using HydroWorx pools for over 20 years and has a great deal of insight into using them to effectively work with numerous injuries and rehabilitation protocols. Murphy began […]

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Webinar Recap: Biomechanical and Physiological Alterations in an Aquatic Environment

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We were pleased to once again welcome Erin Bussin (MSc, CSCS, R. Kin) and Dr. Nicholas Held for another enlightening webinar, this time pertaining to Biomechanical and Physiological Alterations in an Aquatic Environment. Erin is a strength coach and kinesiologist, while Nick is an adjunct professor and postdoctoral fellow, in addition to his duties as […]

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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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