Aquatic Therapy Protocols

Lower Leg Injury Webinar Recap

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

We recently hosted a webinar presented by Deborah Werner from Penn State Hershey Medical Center on Aquatic Physical Therapy for Lower Leg Injuries. Deborah has a wide range of aquatic therapy experience and has recently been able to use her knowledge with the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. In this […]

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Webinar Recap: Aquatic Therapy for Knee Replacement

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We recently hosted a webinar on Total Knee Aquatic Therapy Progressions for Low to High Level Patients presented by Olmer Cruz, PTA, Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lynbrook, NY. In this webinar, Olmer takes the viewer through a host of protocols that are beneficial for those with a total knee replacement or other knee injuries. Having […]

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Webinar Recap: Balance Training for Older Adults

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A day after we hosted the webinar, “Balance Training with Aquatic Therapy for the Older Adult CNN published an article, “Aging gracefully: Preventing falls.” The timing seems almost perfect. While research continues to show the importance of exercise for aging adults, it also has benefits for preventing falls.  From the article, “Preventing falls, which requires a […]

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Remember the Fundamentals: Jayhawks’ Philosophy on Court and in Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

In this year of true madness in college basketball, as one highly-ranked team after another falls to Cinderella, the University of Kansas was one of two number one seeds left. As the Jayhawks play in the Midwest Regional in Omaha tonight, 100 miles north of the Kansas border, “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!” will be loud! Sticking to […]

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Top Football Teams Trust HydroWorx

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, In the News, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Football is taking center stage in the sporting world as the excitement of the playoffs heat up the otherwise frigid temperatures outside.  In Philadelphia, Jacksonville, New England and Minnesota, fans dream of their team making it to US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to compete on the big stage. HydroWorx has been part of professional football […]

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The Importance of Experiential Learning

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

We all understand the difference between hearing about how great something is and actually experiencing it, like reading about downhill skiing and then feeling our hair wave in the wind, smelling the fragrant pine and seeing the mountaintop view while gliding down the slopes. As small children we’re encouraged to learn with our hands; the […]

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Webinar Recap: The Hydrotherapy Toolkit

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On October 12, 2017 we hosted a webinar entitled “The Hydrotherapy Toolkit: An Equipment Guide to Elevate Rehab” by Collin Francis, MS, ATC, LAT, Assistant Football Athletic Trainer at Indiana University. He did a great job reviewing a multitude of tools that can be used to make rehab in a pool more effective, efficient and fun. Watch […]

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Research on Warm Water Therapy and the Brain

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent presentation, “The Brain and Aquatic Therapy” by Dr. Bruce Becker, MD, MS, FACSM, Clinical Professor at University of Washington. At the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in February, Dr. Becker presented The Brain and Aquatic Therapy as part of the […]

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Innovation: Key to a Successful Aquatics Program

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The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Innovation is the Cornerstone to Aquatic Therapy” by Debi Tyler, OT at Cedar Village on McKnight’s. Creativity and innovation are keys to a successful aquatics program in a senior living facility. Even with an innovative mind set, Debi Tyler, OT, and her team at […]

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Season Cut Short by ACL Injury: Why Water Rehab Worx

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

ACL injury is the most common major knee injury that occurs in football. Typically, the injury is non-contact and caused by cutting; the athlete is running, plants the foot to change direction and the knee buckles. These injuries generally require surgery to allow the athlete to return to sport. This is what occurred to the […]

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