Health & Wellness Stories

Need a Little Inspiration? Watch This Clip from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

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

We were so inspired and moved by Brian’s story and his pool session on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition that we had to share it on our blog. In the clip, Ty Pennington introduces Brian Keefer, a 24 year old quadriplegic, and the whole Keefer family to their new HydroWorx pool! Their new therapy pool with […]

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Two Hips Replaced, But Runner's High Still Attainable!

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You’d never know it, but Jude McCarthy has had two hip replacements… all before the age of 50.

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Water Exercise Helps Seniors Lose Weight!

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A USA Today article from late 2008 says it all when it comes to older adults and weight loss:

“Seniors who exercise often don’t need to go to the doctor as much. They can come here and spend time with their peers, and then they feel better able to do things like grocery shop for themselves. They’re also more committed to the program because they realize how precious their quality of life is.”

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Insider Tips on Maximizing Your Aquatics Program

| Posted in: Health & Wellness Stories, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

Watch as Martin Jones DPT, Clinic Owner of Classic Rehabilitation in Grand Prairie and Arlington Texas, gives his insight on how to utilize, market and maximize the value of his HydroWorx physical therapy pool.

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Discomfort and Symptoms of MS Lessened through Water Exercise

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

About 1 in 700 persons in the United States are diagnosed with MS, a disease characterized by muscle weakness, fatigue, uncoordinated walking/movement, muscle spasms and other physical and mental complications (especially in the later stages.)

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Water Workouts and Pregnancy

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One of the most common ailments that come with pregnancy is back pain. In fact, according to the North American Spine Society, half of all pregnant women will experience back pain. The cause is simply due to weight gain.

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Teen Lives with Leukemia and Loves Life

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Life takes you on some unexpected journeys. That’s what happened for Gina, a teen from Lakeville, MN.

Gina was diagnosed with leukemia and suffered ligament problems as well as other medical issues as a result of the chemotherapy she underwent and steroids she took in order to battle her cancer.

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It’s Never Too Late to Lose Weight – Just Ask This HydroWorx Poolgoer!

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At 85 years of age, Margaret carried extra weight on her frame. But plagued with arthritis that made bearing weight on her knees and hips painful, she just couldn’t lose the weight. And that was making life difficult.

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Walking Cane-Free in a HydroWorx Pool

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Jean didn’t just undergo one back surgery… she underwent three of them. She also suffers from arthritis and walks with a cane.

But when Jean is in the HydroWorx pool at the Pieters Family Life Center, Henrietta, NY, she can enjoy mobility and freedom that simply isn’t possible on land.

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Expanding Your Clientele: Marketing Ideas from Tony Pazzaglia

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In today’s economy, staying profitable involves remaining ahead of the curve. For PT practitioners, this means getting creative with marketing to grow your practice. While healthcare is widely cited as one of the strongest and fastest-growing sectors in the American economy, it’s also one of the most competitive. If you run a smaller private physical […]

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