Low-Impact Activity Can Help Reduce Sarcopenia and Risk of Fractures

Low-Impact Activity Can Help Reduce Sarcopenia and Risk of Fractures

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Sarcopenia is the technical term for what most of us refer to as muscle loss. Individuals over 40 may start to experience this phenomenon, and many will simply assume it’s a natural part of the aging process. Surprisingly, it’s not. As a recent article from the well-respected Andrews Institute explains, muscle loss is not something […]

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For Young Athletes, Aquatics Can Offer Injury Prevention and Intervention

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At this time of year, many young athletes are eagerly involved in training for their preferred sports. Baseball players are hitting the field, track and field stars are increasing their stamina and soccer enthusiasts are earnestly working on their skills. Most middle and high school students, as well as those in college, have a commonly-shared belief […]

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The Jags Show Off Their Hydrotherapy Facility

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sports Stories, Water Treadmill

For Jacksonville, Florida, football fans, EverBank Field is a shining reminder of the team that has made its place as, not only part of the NFL, but as a thriving member of the local community. Since the inception of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the mid-1990s, the players and staff have done their best to be […]

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Water Exercise Helps Patients Reduce Need for Opiates

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

The statistics are sobering: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 40 people die each day in the United States directly related to overdosing on pharmaceutical painkiller overdoses. That number doesn’t include the millions of Americans who regularly abuse prescription opiates. These figures have led the CDC to issue new guidelines […]

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HydroWorx Bubble Busters: MUSCLE LOSS With Age? No Way!

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It’s time for another HydroWorx Bubble Busters installment! These posts use science to break through the commonly-held falsehoods related to using water for performance, rehabilitation and exercise. Today, we’re investigating the ability for those over the age of 55 to increase muscle strength.  One of the biggest myths that we’ve all heard is that as seniors […]

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GERIATHLETICS: TRAINING COMPETITIVE ATHLETES OVER 65 WITH HIGH INTENSITY UNDERWATER Webinar On-Demand

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On March 8, 2016, we hosted the webinar, “Geriathletics: Training Competitive Athletes Over 65 with High Intensity Underwater.” Mike Studer, President and Co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates located in Salem, Oregon, presented key information to tailor aquatic programs for senior competitive senior athletes involved in activities such as recreational running and even triathlons. Mike has been […]

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Physical Therapy Referrals – Turn Today’s Dreams Into Tomorrow’s Successes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

Just like any service industry, physical therapy is based on developing and maximizing relationships. Physical therapists have a passion for improving the lives of others. We have seen it time and again: the light on a physical therapist’s face when they talk about the amazing things their patients are now able to do after some time spent […]

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Water: A Natural Path to Slowing the Aging Process

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For most people, the thought of getting older includes visions of decreasing abilities. Most individuals expect to lose muscle mass, balance and function as the years tick by. However, science shows that while we can’t reverse aging, we can slow it down with natural solutions – specifically, water.  Water is one of the most abundant […]

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Exclusive Sneak Peak at University of Kansas’ Massive Athletic Facility

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Murphy Grant, Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Kansas, is a well-respected advocate of aquatic modalities for regeneration, recovery and rehabilitation, and he’s authored multiple articles and lectured widely on the subject.  Now, Murphy is giving all our readers an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the University’s world-class athletic training facility.  Though the University of Kansas […]

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Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy Webinar On-Demand

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On January 28, 2016, we hosted the webinar, “Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy.” Dan Siedler, PT, MS, Executive Director of WSPT located in Bronx, NY, presented about the versatility of aquatic therapy, specifically related to how he utilizes it at his clinic in New York. WSPT sees a variety of patient types from high level athletes […]

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