Aquatic Education

Mobile Showroom is on Tour!

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The HydroWorx 300 underwater treadmill is traveling across the country to educate physical therapists, athletic trainers, physicians and even patients on “Why Water Worx.” Equipped with a HydroWorx 300 with underwater treadmill and resistance jets, our Mobile Showroom demonstrates the benefits of aquatic therapy with advanced technology for post-surgical patients, those with chronic pain or arthritis, […]

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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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Aquatics For Balance and Strength Training Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

What physical or occupational therapist isn’t looking for unique ways to safely improve patient outcomes while following scientifically-proven protocols? The recent webinar, “Use of Aquatics for Balance and Strength Training Programs,” offered just that to viewers thanks to presenter Rachel McDermott sharing tips she’s learned from her 18+ years as a PTA and 8+ years as the Director […]

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The Impact of Aquatics on Distance Running Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Education, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Last month, we hosted a webinar titled, “The Impact of Aquatics on Distance Running.” In this webinar, Pete Julian, Assistant Coach of the Oregon Project Running Team, presented the various ways that he and the coaching staff use water in their athletes’ regular training programs. The Oregon Project was created as a way to get Americans back on […]

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Research on Underwater Treadmill Exercise

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Physical Therapy, Research, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Do you believe that an underwater treadmill exercise can have an extremely positive impact on your patients, clients and athletes? For those of you that aren’t quite believers yet, or for those of you that know it works, but don’t have the answers to “why,” you’ve come to the right place. A lot of research has […]

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Developing, Opening and Managing a Successful Aquatic Therapy Program Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Webinars

On February 24, 2016, we hosted the webinar, “Developing, Opening and Managing a Successful Aquatic Therapy Program.”  Kathleen Kristoff, Regional Director, Athena Therapy located in Hudson, Ohio, presented key things to consider when developing an aquatic therapy program. Kathleen has started a few aquatic programs at different locations and provided many lessons learned and success tactics. The goal of […]

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Syndesmotic Ankle Reconstruction Using Aquatic Therapy Webinar is On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Webinars

On February 11, 2016, we hosted a webinar titled, “Rehabilitation of Offensive Linemen Utilizing Aquatic Therapy Following Syndesmotic Ankle Reconstruction.” In this webinar, Brian Lund, MS, ATC, LAT,  Assistant Athletic Trainer for Football, University of Wisconsin, located in Madison, WI, presented on the unique rehabilitation methods utilized to treat a University of Wisconsin football player after syndesmotic ankle reconstruction. A syndesmotic ankle […]

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| Posted in: Aquatic Education, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Webinars

Adding aquatic therapy to any facility can offer great advantages for you and your patients. It is important to have a good plan in place to create a successful program for your investment. Getting advice from people who have gone before you on the path can be incredibly insightful. Join us on February 24, 2016 […]

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Tips for Designing a New Facility Featuring Hydrotherapy

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

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. Randy Cohen was gracious enough to show off their well-equipped hydrotherapy-related rooms in this video. During […]

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Hydrotherapy for Pro Athletes After ACL Reconstruction Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Webinars

On January 14, 2016, we hosted a webinar titled, “The Use of Hydrotherapy in the Rehabilitation of Professional Athletes Post-ACL Reconstruction.” In this webinar, Ryan Bitzel, MPT, Rehabilitation Coordinator for the San Diego Padres, located in San Diego, CA with a spring training facility in Peoria, AZ, presented on his aquatic therapy strategies used during ACL reconstruction for professional athletes, specifically baseball […]

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