Facility Spotlight

The University of South Dakota’s Ground-Breaking Hydrotherapy Program

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

Vermillion, South Dakota lies atop a bluff in the far corner of the state where Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota converge. It’s known for friendliness, its rich Native-American history, and as the home of the University of South Dakota (Go Coyotes!). WE know it best for its collegiate hydrotherapy program. The leaders of this emerging […]

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Minnesota Wild and Saint Paul’s Innovative Use of Space

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

Innovation in athletic training, design and municipal use. That’s what we see as we take a look at the brand-new practice facility for the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In the spring of 2017, the Saint Paul Port Authority and partners broke ground to renovate a former Macy’s department store into a six-level commercial […]

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PEDIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE AND PRO SOCCER MERGE ON THE PLAINS

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

When Children’s Mercy Kansas City formed a partnership with Sporting Kansas City and U.S. Soccer and announced they would build the new Sports Medicine Center at Village West, they committed to not one, but two HydroWorx pools systems with underwater treadmills. Children’s Mercy, known for its 120-year history and nationally-ranked pediatric specialty care, is no […]

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Four Lessons from USU’s New Center for Clinical Excellence

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, Water Therapy

Prior to 2005, Beth Foley pictured herself enjoying a long and fulfilling career teaching students at Utah State University. She didn’t foresee leading teams of contractors, administrators and architects in a $40 million construction project as college dean. “I didn’t apply for the job of dean,” stated Dean Foley. “But sometimes our course in life […]

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Facility Spotlight: TRIA Orthopedic Center

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

We love to highlight our partners showcasing new aquatic therapy business models, techniques or innovative programming. Having just begun their new aquatic program with a HydroWorx 3500 Series in September 2017, TRIA Orthopedic Center in Woodbury, MN is already gaining notice for their new aquatic modality and its complement to TRIA’s other pioneering services, such as […]

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Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy Brings Hope and Healing to Children with Special Needs

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Pediatric, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Kate and Joe Lundgren knew they had to do something. In the late 1990s, both of their beautiful baby boys had been diagnosed with Autism. Trenton with Asperger’s Syndrome and Spencer, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). Kate, a seasoned occupational therapist, and husband Joe dove in. They began learning about their sons’ diagnoses, the […]

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Iowa State’s Sports Medicine Department: A Focus on Health and Wellbeing

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article on athleticbusiness.com, “An Inside Look at Iowa State’s Sports Medicine Dept.”  Iowa State Sports Medicine keeps a strong focus on their athletes’ health and wellbeing. That being said, they are always looking for ways to improve the treatment of their students. They employ many different technologies […]

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Facility Spotlight: Actors Fund Home

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

For those that have worked as a freelance writer, actor, sound tech or musician, it is understood that, while the pay might be generous, stability, benefits and healthcare are pretty much non-existent. Because of this, more than a century ago, allies of the industry created The Actors Fund.  This national non-profit organization provides emergency financial […]

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