Aquatic Therapy Protocols

Using Aquatic Therapy to Overcome Rehab Plateau: ACL, MCL, Meniscus Tear Case Study

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

It was 8 weeks post-op for the volleyball player who had endured an ACL, MCL and Meniscus Tear on her right knee during a volleyball tournament. While she had been receiving land physical therapy since the first day after surgery at Dr. Daniel C. Eby Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, she had hit a plateau in her rehab and was […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Strategies for Treating Common Shoulder Injuries with Aquatic Therapy

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

Aquatic therapy is often used to treat back and lower extremity injuries and shoulder injuries are left to land therapy. Murphy Grant has found aquatic therapy useful for shoulder injuries as well and will share suggested protocols during this upcoming webinar. Join us on Wednesday, November 18 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST for the free webinar, “Strategies for Treating Common Shoulder Injuries […]

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Groin Injury Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips

Groin injuries range in type and severity, often in the form of a strain or pull. In this case study, the athlete initially noticed groin pain during cutting drills while attending The Ohio State University football camp. The pain continued and eventually became so severe that he had limited ability to practice or play. After multiple doctor visits […]

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Achilles Tendon Webinar On-Demand

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

On September 24, 2015, Katherine Lorens, from University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, presented a webinar about the post-operative rehab of a Division I gymnast who suffered a torn achilles tendon. The rehab took place in their HydroWorx 2000 Series pool. Katherine shared details and videos of the protocols used during the rehabilitation and the results of their efforts. The […]

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Active Aging Week: Increase Flexibility and Strength

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips

Happy Active Aging Week!  Each year, the International Council on Active Aging celebrates Active Aging Week to engage participants in wellness activities in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere. Recently, Dr. Paul Hetrick, D.C., R.C.R.D., C.C.E.P., President of The Hetrick Center and Inventor of the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool, presented the webcast, “Aquatic Therapy Anywhere: A […]

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Post-Op Rehab of a Division I Swimmer Webinar is now On-Demand

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

On September 3, 2015, Collin Francis, from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, presented a webinar about the functional post-operative rehab of a Division I swimmer. The rehab took place in a HydroWorx 1200 Series poo while Collin was at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. Collin shared details and video of the protocols used during the rehabilitation and the results of […]

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Bilateral Hip Replacement On-Demand Webinar

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

On July 23, 2015, Mark Glod, PTA at Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lynbrook, NY, presented a webinar about a bilateral hip replacement case study. Mark shared insights into overcoming obstacles when creating and implementing an aquatic therapy program for a bilateral hip replacement patient. The main scope of patients seen at Peak Performance Physical Therapy includes orthopedic rehab, spine, back, […]

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Total Knee Replacement Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. Many patients experience great relief from this surgery, but sometimes the recovery is more difficult than patients initially expect. The physical therapy that accompanies the recovery is extremely important but can be tiring […]

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HydroWorx Bursting Bubbles Episode #1: Think the Pool Is Just for Lower Extremity Physical Therapy? Think Again!

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

One of the biggest misconceptions in the field of aquatic therapy is the persistent belief that therapy pools can only help patients who require treatment of their lower extremities. The foundation of this myth is easy to understand- people take one look at a four foot deep pool and picture an individual walking in it. […]

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Patellar Tendon Revision Case Study: Professional Wakeboarder

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

This 22 year old professional wakeboarder underwent a patellar tendon revision. He previously had a patellar tendon repair and an ACL repair on the same knee. Following the patellar tendon revision, he began his rehab at 10 weeks post op in the HydroWorx pool at Michael Johnson Performance. During the early stages of his pool rehab, […]

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