Aquatic Therapy

Webinar Recap: Sprint Work

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

As part of the Spring Sports Medicine CEU webinar series, Murphy Grant, who is the Sr. Assistant Athletic Director at Wake Forest University, presented on how to build a sprint work program that ensures athletes are consistently becoming faster and stronger. Murphy discussed the components of speed, the benefits of using water and multiple ways […]

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HydroWorx with NFL and Collegiate Players Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

As part of our Spring Sports Medicine CEU Training Program, we had the pleasure of working with Collin Francis who is an assistant athletic trainer with the Baltimore Ravens. Collin presented on using hydrotherapy to treat collegiate and professional athletes. The webinar was packed with good information. Here are some points Collin suggested you consider […]

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Research Shows Effects of Aquatic Walking For Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

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

According to the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common condition and circulatory problem which causes the arteries to become narrowed and stiffened due to an accumulation of plaque in the arteries. This accumulation of plaque or fatty deposits causes a reduction in blood flow which results in the […]

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10 Tips for Preparing an Application for Funding

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Water Therapy

By: Paula Bodine, HydroWorx Clincal Education Specialist During these unprecedented times many of us are trying to find creative ways to keep our projects and business going. Grants are a great way to seek community, state or even federal funding for your clinic, care center, or hospital. We understand that you want to make your […]

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Treating Osteoarthritis using Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Research, Water Therapy

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it impacts millions of people throughout the world. This form of arthritis primarily affects the aging population. A major symptom of the condition is pain that is caused by the breakdown of protective cartilage in joints such as the hips, knees, hands and spine. Several research […]

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Research Shows Effects of Underwater Treadmill Training on Chronic Stroke Patients

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

The effects of aquatic therapy on stroke patients is significant because it has been found that they typically experience impaired walking ability because of decreased balance. This decrease in balance can lead to falls, which decreases mobility, increases fear of falling and affects their ability to return to activities of daily living. Finding ways to […]

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5 Things to Tell Your Patient Before an Aquatic Therapy Session

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy can be a relaxing and fun experience, but patients may be nervous when they first start coming to sessions. That’s why it is important for the clinician to explain everything they need to know ahead of time — that way, the patient will feel more comfortable before the session and enjoy the experience […]

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Facility Spotlight: Lamesa Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab

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

Lamesa Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab is one of our newer customers of the HydroWorx 200. It was exciting to catch up with the facility only a few months after installation and hear about the successes they have seen so far! Located in Lamesa, TX ,the physical therapy clinic opened in January 2018 by Joshua […]

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Research: Cold Water Immersion VS Whole Body Cryotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Water Therapy

An international study on the effects of cold water immersion (CWI) as compared to whole body cryotherapy (WBC) was done to identify if one modality is better than another for recovery. Specifically, the study set out to examine the effects of CWI and WBC on femoral artery, blood flow and thermoregulatory responses. The study method […]

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The Psychological Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training

While the physiological benefits of aquatic therapy are fairly well known, there are some additional benefits. Patients can experience numerous psychological benefits when they engage in regular pool exercises. Aquatic therapy will help individuals strengthen their bodies and manage pain, but can also improve their overall mental health. Below are a few unexpected psychological benefits […]

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