Utah State Study Indicates Running on HydroWorx Aquatic Treadmill with Resistance Jets Produces Land Treadmill Incline Intensities

Utah State Study Indicates Running on HydroWorx Aquatic Treadmill with Resistance Jets Produces Land Treadmill Incline Intensities

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Utah State Study Indicates Running on HydroWorx Aquatic Treadmill with Resistance Jets Produces Land Treadmill Incline Intensities A new Utah State University research study focused on land versus aquatic treadmill metabolic outcomes in an athletic population indicates that runners can exceed incline rates, and decrease their chances of overuse injuries and joint pounding, by using […]

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HydroWorx Aquatic Therapy and Rural Health Care

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is hosting their annual Critical Access Hospital trade show and conference this week in Kansas City, Missouri. The NRHA is a national nonprofit membership organization which provides leadership on rural health concerns through advocacy, communications, education and research. The 13th Annual Critical Access Hospital Conference, in which HydroWorx will […]

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Active Aging Week: Walking and Group Classes Move to the Pool

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories

Keeping with our ICAA Active Aging Week theme for this week, Friday is Walking/Group Classes Day. When we think of walking for wellness, most of us automatically envision going for a walk in the neighborhood, on a track or at a mall. These are all great ways to go for a walk, but sometimes we […]

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Research Shows Aquatic Therapy Improves Balance and Stability

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

In 2010, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that one third of persons ages 65+ can expect to fall annually. Thankfully, the majority of those who fall are able to return to their daily activities, but up to 30% percent will pass away from their falls, increase their likelihood of passing sooner and/or have […]

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Active Aging Week: Tuesday is Falls Prevention Day

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The theme of this year’s ICAA Active Aging week is “Let the Adventure Begin!”  According to their website, “Active Aging Week is an annual health promotion event held each year during the last week of September. The weeklong observance celebrates adults ages 50 and older as fully participating members of society and promotes the benefits […]

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Attract Boomers and Encourage Innovative Fitness at a Senior Community

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

As Baby Boomers age, they will be looking for communities in which they can maintain their active lifestyles despite physical limitations that they may encounter. There are a multitude of ways to offer wellness programs in a senior living community and each are important in order to accommodate a broad range of physical abilities. Offering unique […]

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A Business Plan for Success: 4 Opportunities for Generating Revenue

| Posted in: Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy

Committing to a big purchase can be an overwhelming decision. Wouldn’t it be helpful if someone could provide a roadmap for your success before you committed? Success looks differently for everyone, therefore we have compiled some great tips and information that can help you create your own unique success plan when it comes to purchasing an […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Aquatic Therapy for the Aging Adult

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Webinars

Staying active as we age is important for maintaining balance, agility and coordination. Aquatic therapy can provide the ideal medium for comfortably and safely staying active. Join us for an exciting webcast, streaming live from the HydroWorx pool at Leg Up Farm in Mt. Wolf, PA. The webcast will take place on September 23, 2014 […]

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Valuable Investments for Your Residents and Community

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Webinars

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent Advance for Long Term Care article, Value Based Purchasing for Your Community’s Wellness Center, written by Nick Drey. Nick Drey is the Director of Wellness at Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community in Clive, Iowa.  Nick Drey, Wellness Director of Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community, […]

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Research Reveals Underwater Treadmill Training Can Impact Blood Pressure

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

Did you know that endurance exercise reduces blood pressure? Of course you did! But we’re not here to tell you something you already knew. There are an estimated 67 million Americans who suffer from high blood pressure. Many struggle to find ways to improve their condition naturally, especially those that are typically sedentary. Though it may […]

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