Athletic Training

7 Athletic Facility Hydrotherapy Room Tours

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

Without a doubt, our HydroWorx 2000 is the most popular hydrotherapy pool among the top college and professional athletic teams. Below, we’re sharing just a few examples of how teams are incorporating this state-of-the-art underwater treadmill into their recovery and rehab space. You’ll notice the HydroWorx 2000 is often paired with one of our powerful […]

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Design Trends for Athletic Hydrotherapy Rooms

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training

Over the last 25 years, we’ve helped hundreds of athletic facilities create the hydrotherapy rooms of their dreams. It is amazing to see that, no matter the aesthetic, our underwater treadmills and plunge pools look stunning in any environment. What’s new in hydrotherapy room designs for sports facilities? 5 hydrotherapy room design trends in athletic […]

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Aquatic Therapy Exercises for Lower Body Injuries [4 Program Examples]

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

Curious to know what an aquatic therapy session actually looks like? Wondering which exercises are used for different conditions? In this article, we’re giving you a behind-the-scenes look at four different aquatic therapy sessions for these lower body injuries: Torn hamstring ACL, MCL, or meniscus Tears Total knee repair Achilles tendon repair Aquatic Therapy Exercises […]

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Lance Walker: Athlete Recovery and Readiness to Return to Sport

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

We were honored to provide a webinar on Athlete Recovery and Readiness to Return to Sport that was presented by Lance Walker of Michael Johnson Performance. Lance has been treating athletes worldwide for 20+ years and he shared some insight that he has gained throughout the years on helping an athlete recover and prepare to […]

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Doug Boersma: Return to Play of an Injured Athlete

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine Resources, Webinars

Our Spring Sports Medicine CEU Program concluded with Doug Boersma of Purdue University sharing a great case study, sage advice, and a behind-the-scenes look into the successful case study. Doug is the Director of Performance and Sports Medicine as well as the Associate Athletic Director at Purdue. Doug has spent his career treating injured athletes […]

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Using Water to Enhance Recovery for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine Resources, Water Therapy group of college kids using THRIVE Plunge

Aquatic therapy has long been used as a method for athletes to quickly recover from an injury and return to their sport. This type of modality has allowed for athletes to train and rehabilitate even when they are suffering from injuries that are chronic or reoccurring. Using a hot or cold pool after a workout […]

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Aquatic Wellness for the New Year

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Health & Wellness Stories, Running, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Treadmill

The new year is well underway and many of you and/or your clients have created fitness goals. While everyone’s goals are different, aquatic exercise can provide a boost for many fitness goals. For example, if the goal is simply to get in more steps, but movement is difficult because of dealing with chronic pain, warm […]

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Research: Cold Water Immersion VS Whole Body Cryotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Aquatic Therapy 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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Webinar Recap: Sports Medicine Center

| Posted in: Pediatric Aquatic Therapy Content, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine Resources, 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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