Health & Wellness Stories

Warm Water’s Power for Stroke Survivors

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

The following post has been adapted from the very recent article written by Director of Wellness at Summit Place Senior Campus, Christine Shilda, Hydrotherapy Helps Stroke Survivors Regain Strength and Mobility, published in Stroke-Network. Unfortunately, a stroke can happen at any point and at any age. Three-quarters of a million Americans experience the condition each year, […]

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Dallas CCRC, Presbyterian Village North, Values Water for Residents’ Health

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories

We recently stopped in  at  Presbyterian Village North in Dallas, Texas to chat with with assistant physical therapist, Ryan Chiltikes.  With a large static pool and a HydroWorx 3500 Series pool (with not one but two underwater treadmills!), this continuing care retirement community believes that warm water exercise and therapy can have a tremendous impact on their […]

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Cox Monett Hospital New Rehabilitation Program

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

The Cox Monett Hospital has decided to implement HydroWorx underwater treadmills in their new rehabilitation program. Ground was broken nearly two weeks ago on the $300,000, 530 sq. ft. addition to the facility.  Water therapy can have great effects on people experiencing difficulty walking straight or issues with spastic muscle reactions.  The buoyancy of water […]

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Happy Active Aging Week

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

Happy Active Aging Week! This week 9/23-9/29 is the International Council on Active Aging’s, active aging week! This is an annual health promotion event created and planned by the ICAA, where many older adults will find a number of interesting things to do and learn. Seniors centers and retirement communities, parks and health clubs, nature […]

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Taking the Plunge against Hemophilia

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, In the News, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following post has been adapted from the online article, ‘Keeping fit, staying well and changing lives’ by James Walsh from the Star Tribune  Two brothers, Jeff and Dan Kallberg have created a mission to help and change as many lives as possible. Jeff was born with hemophilia, a rare bleeding disorder in which the […]

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Aquatic Therapy Session for Hip Osteoarthritis (Part 2)

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

The following posts (Part 1 and 2) have been adapted from the articles, “Hip Osteoarthritis: Aquatic exercise for healthy living on land” by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, FACSM, RCEP, and Cathy Maloney-Hills, RPT and “Shallow-water Hip energy workouts,” in the July/August issue of The Journal on Active Aging. Part One, we addressed the informational and […]

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Inspirational Story At The Iron Girl Columbia Half Marathon

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

The inaugural, all-women, half marathon in Columbia, Maryland kicked off Sunday, April 29th.  Katie Flake (wife of HydroWorx’s CEO/Co-Founder Anson Flake), decided that she would participate in the event, however, there was one small problem.  The most she had ever run was 3 miles! After being talked into running by friends also participating, Katie had […]

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Using HydroWorx to Combat Obesity

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

The following blog post has been adapted from the article titled, A Growing Challenge, https://www.mcknights.com/news/a-growing-challenge/ written by Daniel McCann from McKnight’s Long Term Care News. It is extremely unfortunate and sad, but it is the truth: The number of obese individuals in America continues to increase. Daniel McCann conducted this article about how long-term care operators […]

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Squeezing Out Power Differences, Young and Old

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Research, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

The following blog post is an advertorial piece written by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, FACSM & Cathy Maloney-Hills, RPT. Mary E. Sanders, PhD, RCEP, FACSM is a clinical exercise physiologist, Division of Wellness and Weight Management in the School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, Director of WaterFit ®/Golden Waves® and advisory board member for […]

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Wounded Special Forces Soldier Confirms the Need for HydroWorx Underwater Marathon

| Posted in: Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Running, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

This post has been adapted from the full online article from The Patriot-News written on April 27, 2012 by Monica Von Dobeneck titled Middletown Company HydroWorx manufactures underwater treadmills that help wounded veterans.  What a success! The media event held on Thursday April 26th, at Troegs Brewery promoting the HydroWorx Underwater Marathon is certainly worthy […]

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