Aquatic Therapy

Discomfort and Symptoms of MS Lessened through Water Exercise

| 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.)

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Water Workouts and Pregnancy

| 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.

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It’s Never Too Late to Lose Weight – Just Ask This HydroWorx Poolgoer!

| 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.

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A Mother’s Determination to Bring a HydroWorx Pool to Her Daughter

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, In the News, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

In London, Ontario, Canada, one determined woman — Marie Heuroux — is on a crusade.

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Aquatic Therapy as a Pain Reducer

| 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.

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Aquatics Training Great for Imbalance

| 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.

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Walking Cane-Free in a HydroWorx Pool

| 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.

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Our HydroWorx Story… Exposed!

| 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!

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Q&A with Director of Wellness at Summit Place Senior Living Campus

| 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 […]

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HydroWorx Pool Gives 20-Year-Old No "Kneed" for a Wheelchair

| 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.

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