Discomfort and Symptoms of MS Lessened through Water ExercisePosted on December 6, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy
About 1 in 700 persons in the United States are diagnosed with MS, a disease characterized by muscle weakness, fatigue, uncoordinated walking/movement, muscle spasms and other physical and mental complications (especially in the later stages.)Read More
Water Workouts and PregnancyPosted on December 2, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, Health & Wellness Stories, Uncategorized
One of the most common ailments that come with pregnancy is back pain. In fact, according to the North American Spine Society, half of all pregnant women will experience back pain. The cause is simply due to weight gain.Read More
It’s Never Too Late to Lose Weight – Just Ask This HydroWorx Poolgoer!Posted on November 16, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized
At 85 years of age, Margaret carried extra weight on her frame. But plagued with arthritis that made bearing weight on her knees and hips painful, she just couldn’t lose the weight. And that was making life difficult.Read More
A Mother’s Determination to Bring a HydroWorx Pool to Her DaughterPosted on November 15, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, In the News, Uncategorized, Water Therapy
In London, Ontario, Canada, one determined woman — Marie Heuroux — is on a crusade.Read More
Aquatic Therapy as a Pain ReducerPosted on November 9, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Uncategorized
Imagine a pain so intense that you begin to think that dying is a better option than living. That’s the way Carolyn, 68, a rehab patient at Geisinger HealthSouth, Danville, Pennsylvania, felt.Read More
Aquatics Training Great for ImbalancePosted on October 28, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Guest Bloggers, Health & Wellness Stories, Uncategorized
The following post was written by guest blogger Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, President, Northwest Rehabilitation Associates Inc.
Balance, like most any other impairment, must be challenged to be improved.
Strength, flexibility, endurance all require a sufficient stimulus that helps to extend the limits of the current capacity. Additionally, all of these impairments offer very little transfer of training from one environment or task to another.Read More
Walking Cane-Free in a HydroWorx PoolPosted on October 26, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Uncategorized
Jean didn’t just undergo one back surgery… she underwent three of them. She also suffers from arthritis and walks with a cane.
But when Jean is in the HydroWorx pool at the Pieters Family Life Center, Henrietta, NY, she can enjoy mobility and freedom that simply isn’t possible on land.Read More
Our HydroWorx Story… Exposed!Posted on October 22, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Life at HydroWorx, Uncategorized
It’s time for another fun Friday HydroWorx blog installment and this time we’re blowing the top off the secret world of our team members!Read More
Q&A with Director of Wellness at Summit Place Senior Living CampusPosted on October 19, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy
We had the chance to sit down with Christine Shidla, Director of Wellness at Summit Place Senior Living Campus, to ask some key questions about how she utilizes their HydroWorx 2000 Series pool… HW: How do you bill for your pool? CS: All of our business is private pay and is charged as an amenity […]Read More
HydroWorx Pool Gives 20-Year-Old No "Kneed" for a WheelchairPosted on October 12, 2010 | Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy
It’s unusual for a young person to experience sudden throbbing in one of his knees, but that’s exactly what happened to Matt, Minnesota. After being diagnosed with osteochondritis desicanns, he underwent a knee surgery on his right knee… only to have the same thing happen (i.e., severe pain) in his left knee.Read More