Guest Bloggers

Aquatic Therapy Makes a Splash at Life Enriching Communities

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Today’s post is brought to you by Jessica Hamm, Manager of Wellness Services at the Twin Lakes location of Life Enriching Communities.  Twin Lakes is a Senior Living Community located in the Cincinnati suburb of Montgomery, Ohio.  The Connection is a vital aspect of our wellness philosophy at Twin Lakes, with programming that deals in many aspects […]

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A Look at Fortius Sport & Health Facility in Vancouver, Canada

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

With a population that is both aging and more health-conscious than ever, the market for professional sports medicine and rehab clinics in Canada and the US is growing every day. Smart entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this trend by opening expansive, multi-million dollar facilities that serve a wide customer base efficiently and effectively. Going big […]

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Inside Look from New Aquatic Textbook Author #2!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

We are very excited about a new textbook that was published this summer,  titled “The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning,” written by leaders in the sport & exercise and orthopedic industries. This textbook includes scientifically-based information on the use and application of aquatic methodologies in both rehabilitation and […]

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Work smarter, not harder: A lesson for the therapist and the athlete, found underwater.

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. Are you fully utilizing the clinical and economic benefits of marketing your aquatic program to local high school athletes, triathletes, competitive runners? Are you potentially missing clients that are engaged in athletics for the […]

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Falls, A Major Concern For Aging “Baby Boomers”

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Today’s post is brought to you by Patrick Hald, HydroWorx’s Director of Senior Living Business Development, who wanted to share some interesting information about why aquatic therapy is extremely beneficial for the aging community. According to the US Centers for Disease Control one in three Americans aged 65+ fall each year.  The incidence of falls increases with age with 50% of […]

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Nick Berra- "Everyone Needs a Pool"

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following guest post is taken from a recent entry titled, “Everyone needs a Pool!” from elite masters runner Nick Berra’s blog. As a longtime HydroWorx user and masters track athlete, I have made the underwater treadmill the cornerstone of my training program for several years now.  I have found that at my age my body just isn’t […]

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Happy National Runners Month!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Running, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

There’s a “month” for everything these days and we’re not sure how legit “National Runner’s Month” is, but we’ll “run” with the theme anyway! The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. Studer offers informative and timely information for all you […]

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Water Chemistry Tips From Our Service Experts

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Life at HydroWorx, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

Today’s post is brought to you by the HydroWorx service department who wanted to share some tips and insights on how to make sure your pool is always filled with fresh & clean water.  The most important daily task of a Hydroworx pool operator is checking and balancing of the water chemistry.  The operators or […]

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Positioning Aquatic Therapy in a Changing Healthcare Enviroment

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy

The following post has been  contributed by one of HydroWorx’s first customers, Ted Yanchuleff, P.T., A.T.C. and Manager of Outpatient Rehab Services for the Pinnacle Health System in Central Pennsylvania On a daily basis, therapists and healthcare administrators try to balance trying to provide evidence-based care in a reduced reimbursement climate. Therapists want the latest technology for their […]

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Underwater Treadmills Woo Boomers to Retirement Communities, Encourage Innovative Fitness Programs

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Guest Bloggers, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

Courtesy of  Kim Eichinger, Director of Fitness Country Meadows Retirement Communities There are more than 77 million “Baby Boomers” in America, and reports show that they are inclined to live more active lifestyles than those of previous generations.  This ultra-fascinating population is turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 a day… and will be for […]

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