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10 Tips for Preparing an Application for Funding

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

By: Paula Bodine, HydroWorx Clincal Education Specialist During these unprecedented times, many of us are trying to find creative ways to keep our projects and businesses going. Grants are a great way to seek community, state or even federal funding for your clinic, care center or hospital. We understand that you want to make your health and wellness […]

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The Benefits of Aquatic Therapy For Kids

| Posted in: Pediatric Aquatic Therapy Content, Aquatic Education

Providing physical therapy for a child requires a different kind of approach than working with an adult. Kids may become bored or easily intimidated when it comes to land exercises, making it a challenge to give them the care they need. That’s why many clinicians offer pediatric aquatic therapy, as some children are more likely […]

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The Psychological Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training

While the physiological benefits of aquatic therapy are fairly well known, there are some additional benefits. Patients can experience numerous psychological benefits when they engage in regular pool exercises. Aquatic therapy will help individuals strengthen their bodies and manage pain, but can also improve their overall mental health. Below are a few unexpected psychological benefits […]

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Fibromyalgia Rehab with the HydroWorx Pool

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

What Is Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a myofascial pain syndrome. Its symptoms resemble those of arthritis, yet fibromyalgia affects the body’s soft tissue, not the joints. Symptoms include widespread pain, mental fog, chronic pain and fatigue. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, but tends to be triggered by stress, injury, surgery, emotional trauma, autoimmune disease […]

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Webinar Recap: How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

On November 16, 2017, Rachel McDermott, PTA, former Director of Rehabilitation at Stonehill Care Center, presented a webinar on expanding aquatics programs. “How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program” was a great look into how to get the most out of a therapy pool for multiple applications. Watch the full webinar to get […]

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On-Demand Webinar Gives Insight on Innovative Co-Treatment of Rett Syndrome in an Aquatic Environment

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

Innovation is truly the key when it comes to working with patients who have unique conditions, including Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome is an often-misdiagnosed neurological disorder that mostly affects girls and causes a number of increasingly-challenging symptoms, including a period of developmental delay that usually starts at between 6-18 months of age. One group of […]

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Tips for Designing a New Facility Featuring Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine Resources

Adding hydrotherapy to your facility can seem like quite an undertaking with several factors to consider. Having gone through the process himself, Randy Cohen, University of Arizona Athletic Trainer and Associate Director of Athletics, recently shared some practical tips for effective hydrotherapy pool room design. Design Tips Randy Cohen was gracious enough to show off their well-equipped hydrotherapy-related rooms in this […]

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Hydrotherapy Myths

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Myth 1: Aquatic Therapy Cannot Happen Until A Wound Is Healed “Aquatic therapy can’t begin until a wound is completely healed…right?” This statement is uttered on a regular basis, usually by well-meaning professionals who are unaware that it’s based on antiquated understandings and misconceptions about water therapy.   Randy Cohen of the University of Arizona is […]

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One Month into the New Year

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, underwater Treadmill Resources, Webinars

Don’t let your residents lose focus on healthy goals. Try These 25 Awesome Aquatic Exercises Perfect for Aging Adults! Aquatic exercising in a HydroWorx therapy pool might just be the best kept secret to keeping people active and healthy throughout their lifetimes. It can even be done by individuals with limited mobility, without fear of […]

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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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