Health & Wellness Stories

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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Free Webinar for Senior Living Communities

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

Join us for a free webinar on “Why Water Matters in a Retirement Community Wellness Club.”  On April 29th, 2014 at 1:00pm EDT, Nicholas Drey, MS, Wellness Director at Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community, will present on why water matters to the aging population- and why a pool is an investment that is worth every […]

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Pregnant Mom of Three Fights Through Guillain Barre Syndrome

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

Bridget Hamilton, a mom of three with another on the way, used to do everything in her power to keep up with her busy day. She worked a full-time job as a teacher at a Dubuque Elementary School. But at the age of 30 Bridget, who was 10 weeks pregnant with her 4th child, was […]

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Why Water is Beneficial for Arthritis & Fibromyalgia Patients

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

With the inflammation caused by Arthritis and the chronic pain associated with Fibromyalgia, managing these symptoms is a daily challenge. More and more patients are finding that relaxation and aquatic therapy are two of the most important elements to keeping your body healthy. Exercising in a HydroWorx pool allows for the patient to maintain relaxation while […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Aquatic Exercise

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Training Tips

We, at HydroWorx, are big proponents of aquatic exercise!  There are so many benefits to taking your workouts underwater: increased strength, less perceived effort, decreased risk of injury and improved blood pressure, to name a few. But, as is true with any workout, there are good things to do in the water and even better […]

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Mom of Three Uses Aquatic Therapy to Keep Up

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

Kim, a single mom of three, does all the things that any mom of three needs to do. She humbly talks of doing the things that moms do to keep up with their busy teenagers. She travels, hours away, to visit her daughter at college. She works the typical 8-hour days and she shines while […]

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6 Ways Fall Reduction Programs Can Impact a Facility’s Bottom Line

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

A couple months ago our resident expert on Senior Living, Patrick Hald, wrote a guest blog post about why falls are such a major concern for the aging population. He discussed how water therapy can have an impact on falls prevention and why it is so effective. Taking that a step further, it is also […]

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The Polls are Now Open for The First Ever Excellence in Aquatics Award!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized

HydroWorx is proud to announce that the polls are now officially open for the first ever Excellence in Aquatics Award! The award has been created to recognize those who achieved exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy.   Determination. Innovation. Excellence. Sports fans everywhere love a good comeback story. The spirit of the […]

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A Splash of Inspiration for Your Monday

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, In the News, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Over the weekend, the NFL Network posted a video update on Marcus Lattimore’s recovery. Lattimore has continued to maintain an attitude of dedication and determination inspired by many who have gone through this process before him.   “I used to take the little things for granted, like walking and running like I always do. I will never […]

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