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8 Must-Have Hydrotherapy Accessories for Athletic Trainers

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Training Tips

Hydrotherapy is a dynamic treatment that can be used for every stage of training to optimize performance. In this accessory guide we’re reviewing 8 tools that can help you level up hydrotherapy treatments for your athletes.

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Hydrotherapy in Athletics: Use HydroTherapy at Every Stage of Training to Optimize Performance

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Treadmill

Achieving optimal athletic performance takes more than just natural ability, mental focus, and resilience. It requires a 3-pronged approach to managing physical health that includes maximizing training, managing recovery, and mitigating injury. Did you know that hydrotherapy can be used for all three? Whether your athletes are maintaining during the off-season, optimizing performance during the […]

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Using Water to Enhance Recovery for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine Resources, Water Therapy group of college kids using THRIVE Plunge

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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Aquatic Therapy For Spinal CSF Leak | Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Spinal CSF Leak Case Study Two-to-three times a week Connie Deline, MD, prepares her workout clothes for an early morning jog. But instead of running shoes and windbreaker, Connie reaches for her aqua shoes and swimsuit. Over a decade s ago, Connie, who’d never really been sick, experienced an excruciating headache. Within 30 minutes she […]

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How Aquatic Therapy Helps Osteoarthritis Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Research, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Millions of Americans groan as they roll out of bed in the morning, not due to a tyrannical boss or bad weather, but due to joint pain! Osteoarthritis (OA) disrupts the lives of an estimated 27 million Americans. That’s just over 12% of our population, making OA a significant concern for physical and occupational therapists […]

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Facility Spotlight: Tri-City Wellness & Fitness Center

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Eighty-seven miles south of Los Angeles lies a picturesque seaside community called Carlsbad, California. It stretches over seven miles of San Diego County’s Pacific coast. They average a winter temp of 65 degrees and in the summer, it climbs to a Garden-of-Eden-feel of around 75. If you are fortunate enough to live in the Carlsbad […]

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Senior Wellness: Water Workouts this Winter

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Conditioning, Health & Wellness Stories, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

It’s cold outside! Some places around the country even boast ice and snow—not a very conducive environment for seniors looking for a safe cardio workout to strengthen stability and stamina. Why not say goodbye to the cold and snow this winter and say hello to a warm water workout? Many clients around the country have […]

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Bilateral Quadriceps Tendon Tear Recovery Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

What Is A Quadricep Tendon Tear? Quadriceps tendon tears are not extremely common. According to Medscape, “Quadriceps tendon rupture usually occurs during a rapid, eccentric contraction of the quadriceps muscle, with the foot planted and the knee partially flexed. This injury commonly occurs during falls.” Tearing both quadricep tendons is even rarer. Bilateral quadriceps tendon […]

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Improving Endurance For Patients

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

For physical therapists, the goals of rehabilitation are often driven by patient desires. Certainly, most would like to get back to their previous function, be able to perform activities of daily living and stay independent as long as possible. And sometimes, for those in a senior living community, just being able to improve endurance can make a […]

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Use Aquatics for Each Stage of ACL Rehabilitation

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

Rehabbing ACL tears can be a challenge for many reasons and for both the athlete and the athletic trainer. Athletic trainers want nothing more than to help their patients heal and get healthy, but athletes often experience pain and discomfort daily from the ACL tear due to soreness and swelling. Despite the dread of beginning […]

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