Health & Wellness Stories

Total Knee Replacement Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. Many patients experience great relief from this surgery, but sometimes the recovery is more difficult than patients initially expect. The physical therapy that accompanies the recovery is extremely important but can be tiring […]

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Considerations When Choosing a Pool for Your Clinic

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following post is summarized from the recent article, “Taking the Plunge,” written by Dan Seidler, PT, Owner of WSPT, and published in PT Products online. Aquatic therapy can be one of the best modalities to provide improved outcomes and increased patient satisfaction, but it can also offer an additional revenue stream for a facility. Using aquatic therapy helps to establish a […]

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A Business Plan for Success: 4 Potential Revenue Sources

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas

Opening a new facility, particularly with the integration of aquatic therapy, can be a large undertaking. Not only does it take a lot of work to get a business up and running, but there is a lot of unknowns once the facility is officially open. Taking steps to ensure that all of the equipment purchased […]

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Managing Chronic Pain Using Aquatics

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following post is summarized from the recent article, “A new kind of holy water,” written by Barb Cacia, BS Ed., Wellness Coordinator at Pieters Family Life Center, and published online for McKnight’s. Barb Cacia has spent many years helping individuals manage chronic pain by focusing on movement and incorporating sleep, nutrition and thought control into her programs. Aquatic therapy has […]

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Dairy Queen Donates Therapy Pool to Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy

What does ice cream have to do with aquatic therapy? Nothing. Unless you live in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota and you—or a family member—happen to be seeking aquatic care at Gillette Children’s Specialty Hospital in St. Paul, MN. Ice cream paid for their pool. Construction to install the new HydroWorx 2000 Series therapy […]

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Active Aging Week: Walking and Group Classes Move to the Pool

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories

Keeping with our ICAA Active Aging Week theme for this week, Friday is Walking/Group Classes Day. When we think of walking for wellness, most of us automatically envision going for a walk in the neighborhood, on a track or at a mall. These are all great ways to go for a walk, but sometimes we […]

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Water Therapy Deemed "Life-Changing" for Patient with Hemophilia

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Recently, we reached 23, 205 lives touched daily by HydroWorx technology. This is a story of one of those lives that has been impacted by the healing power of water and HydroWorx technology. According to Cleveland Clinic, hemophilia is a rare hereditary bleeding disorder in which blood cannot clot normally at the site of a […]

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Back Pain No Longer Confines Patient to Wheelchair

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Water Therapy

Diagnosed with Scoliosis, spinal stenosis, herniated discs, bulging discs, arthritis and having no disc between two of her vertebra, Diane had become sedentary. Fear and pain began to accompany any activity she needed to perform. She was told that there was nothing more she could do and that she would have to accept continuing injections and […]

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Quadriplegic Works on Walking in the Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

A spinal cord injury is known as any damage or trauma that impairs, damages, or inhibits function of the spine. Alex Guizzetti was in a car accident in November of 2010, that resulted in an life-changing spinal injury. Following the accident, Alex was labeled as a quadriplegic; he was unable to walk and had to […]

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Free Webcast: Return to Activity From Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Aquatics

| Posted in: Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Webinars

Join us in person or online for our upcoming educational event, Return to Activity From Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Aquatics – A Case Study. Our presenters, Keith Ori, Co-Owner of Orthopedic Rehab and Teresa Kropp, PT Manager of Orthopedic Rehab Aquatics and Spine Center, will be presenting live from the HydroWorx 750 Series pool at Orthopedic Rehab, Inc in Kalispell, Montana  on May […]

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