Aquatic Therapy

Spinal CSF Leak Finds New Life in the Water

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

Two-to-three times a week Connie Deline, MD, prepares her workout clothes for an early morning jog. But instead of running shoes and windbreaker, Connie reaches for her aqua shoes and swimsuit. Over a decade s ago, Connie, who’d never really been sick, experienced an excruciating headache. Within 30 minutes she was flat on the ground, […]

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Webinar Recap: Sports Medicine Center

| Posted in: Pediatric, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Earlier this year, Kayla Greiner, PT, DPT, OCS and Jason Yoder, PT, DPT, Operations Manager (Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Kansas City), presented a webinar about developing an aquatic therapy program within a sports medicine setting. Kayla has been working in outpatient sports medicine and pediatrics for 10 years and specializes in the management […]

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Fibromyalgia Rehab with the HydroWorx Pool

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

In a recent webinar, Hima Dalal, occupational therapist and owner of Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center in Columbia, South Carolina, shared with viewers the benefits of treating fibromyalgia patients with a HydroWorx pool. Hima is a local healthcare expert, appearing regularly on local talk shows and authoring articles for publications in the midlands of […]

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To the Moon and Back

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

To become a physical therapist, she traveled 10,020 miles round-trip for 7 years. Her partner stole from her as a new business owner. She’s pioneering aquatic therapy in Central O’ahu. Her name is Julie Moon and in 2004, she started Moon Physical Therapy, determined to provide cutting edge care for her patients and hopefully never […]

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Impacting Lives at Neuroworx

| Posted in: Pediatric, Aquatic Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

For the past 10 years, Neuroworx (a nonprofit, community-based, outpatient physical therapy clinic focusing on neurological rehabilitation) has been grabbing headlines with their unique business model and amazing stories of helping and healing. These life-changing stories seem to amass for Neuroworx as quickly as their clientele. When we visited with them earlier this year, therapists Rick Reigle […]

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A Salute to the Unsung Heroes of Athletics

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

Ryan’s worked with the team’s third baseman for months following an Achilles repair. He’s seen him progress from weeks of no ambulation to walking in the pool, then running; from walking on land, then hitting and running bases. Now Ryan watches on a monitor from the training room as his athlete enters the stadium for […]

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Aquatics’ Role in Basketball Rehab

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

What comes to your mind as you think about March? It probably depends on your age, geographical location, and love level for the game of basketball. What started in 1939 with eight men’s basketball teams has now grown into a massive field of 68 for the ‘big dance.” Fan interest in this championship tournament grew […]

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AQUAWORX: IMPROVING LIVES IN LOGAN

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

We love our customers! Earlier this month we checked in with Michelle Harmon from AquaWorx in Logan, UT. Michelle has been with AquaWorx, the outpatient rehab center affiliated with Sunshine Terrace, for 15 years. She advocates aquatic therapy and health for the aging population as well as anyone she knows! Michelle filled us in on […]

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Soaring Outcomes for Sore Joints: How Aquatic Therapy Helps OA Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Research, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Millions of Americans groan as they roll out of bed in the morning, not due to a tyrannical boss or bad weather, but joint pain! Osteoarthritis (OA) disturbs the lives of an estimated 27 million Americans. That’s just over 12% of our population, making OA a significant concern for physical and occupational therapists across the […]

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Aquatic Therapy’s Role in Heart Health

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Research, Water Therapy

Heart disease emerged as the leading cause of death across the globe in the mid-1900s. Today, many nations are cutting this mortality rate through public health education. Most people now know the basics—smoking, physical inactivity, obesity and unhealthy diets harm their heart. At least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke can be […]

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