Health & Wellness Stories

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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Snowboard season has arrived…along with an amazing rehab story

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

As we progress deeper into the winter months, the temperatures continue to fall along with the snow.  This can only mean one thing- snowboard and ski season is at its peak!  We thought we would discuss an amazing rehab story of a woman recovering from a devastating snowboarding injury. The rehab takes place in a […]

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A First Time HydroWorx User Runs for the Big Show

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

Last month at the National LeadingAge Conference, HydroWorx, showcased a 750 Series pool. Therefore, with having a pool on site, water runners and participants are in high demand! Lon Leone had never used a HydroWorx pool before this event! He took the plunge for the first time in front of hundreds and ran in the […]

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