Aquatic Therapy Protocols

Insights Into the Development of a New Aquatic Therapy Program

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

It’s not often that we have the opportunity to get an insider’s view into the development of a new aquatic therapy program before it even begins. That’s what makes the story of Trinity Terrace in Fort Worth, Texas, so captivating. Laura Piland, PT, Assistant Director of Therapy at Trinity Terrace, was happy to give us […]

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Lower Extremity Rehab Protocols for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

Lower extremity injuries in athletes can include anything from a torn ACL to shin splints to a tibial fracture. The diagnosis and path to recovery can vary greatly depending on the severity of the injury, surgeries required and desired outcome. For athletes, the desired outcome is typically a return to play as quickly and safely […]

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Warrior Rehabilitation Webinar On-Demand

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

Recently, we hosted a webinar titled, “Using Aquatics for Warrior Rehabilitation.” In this webinar, Cory Keirn, DPT, OCS, CSCS, head physical therapist for aquatics at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, FL, presented about the various ways that he uses aquatic therapy to treat the military veterans in his care. In this webinar, Cory discussed the […]

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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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Multiple Trauma and Traumatic Brain Injury Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Steve was in a horrific accident about a year ago. He and his girlfriend were on their motorcycle, stopped at a red light behind a pickup truck when a drunk driver missed the stop and pinned them against the truck in front of them. His girlfriend was killed at the scene. Steve was severely injured including a traumatic brain […]

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Torn Hamstring Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Robert (Bob) Bowles, age 71, is the Administrator at Saluda Nursing Center in Saluda, SC. Bob is a University of South Carolina alumnus and during a tour of their athletic facilities Bob discovered the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool.  He immediately saw the potential impact it could have for his residents and decided to implement the same technology in […]

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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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On-Demand Webinar: “Innovative Co-Treatment Therapy Combining Physical and Speech Therapies in an Aquatic Environment”

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Webinars

On December 3, 2015, we hosted a webinar titled, “Innovative Co-Treatment Therapy Combining Physical and Speech Therapies in an Aquatic Environment.” In this webinar, Timothy Williams, PT, DPT, Physical Therapist and Ambyr Henderson, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist at Pullman Regional Hospital, located in Pullman, WA presented on the topic of combining physical and speech therapy in the water for […]

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Foot and Ankle Injuries Webinar is Now On-Demand

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

On November 24, 2015, we hosted a webinar titled, “Progression of Foot and Ankle Injury Rehabilitation Using Aquatic Therapy.” In this webinar, Cheryl Bennett, PTA, CGT, Aquatic Therapist at University Physical Therapy, part of the nationally recognized OrthoCarolina orthopedic practice, located in Charlotte, NC presented on the topic of treating foot and ankle injuries during early stage rehab as […]

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New Webinar: Progression of Foot and Ankle Injury Rehabilitation Using Aquatic Therapy

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

Foot and ankle injuries are often seen in athletes and active adults, but can occur in anyone. Because the feet and ankles take the brunt of impact for the body, these injuries often require a strategic recovery plan from non weight-bearing to full weight-bearing. Join us on Tuesday, November 24 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST for the […]

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