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

This blog post has been adapted from the original online article, Walnut Ridge residents accept governor’s challenge to get fit. Are you up for the challenge? Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community, located in Iowa, has taken a huge initiative to make Iowa the healthiest state! Gov. Terry Branstand, launched the movement, ‘Let’s Move Campaign’ […]

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Improving your Posture with Water

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

Kim Eichinger, Executive Director of fitness at Country Meadows Retirement Community, and author of the ADVANCE article, Better Posture Through Aquatics, speaks about the benefits of aquatics for the aging. For the many aging adults who use walkers or other assistive devices, maintaining proper posture is a huge challenge. But, fortunately with the advancement of […]

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Aquatic Therapy gives Knee Replacement Patients Hope

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Are you one of the 27 million Americans who suffer from knee osteoarthritis? If you are, you know how painful and debilitating this ailment can be.  However, do you know what causes it or how to treat it?  Kurk Stork, PT, and author of the online feature article Aquatic Therapy after Knee Replacement posted on March 27, […]

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The O’s gear up for Spring Training with a Newly Renovated Training Facility

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

Baseball season is right around the corner. The players have reported to spring training and the training has begun. This year, the Baltimore Orioles will be training in style. The team’s Baseball Operations Center has both increased in size and quality. The current building sits at 43,000 square-feet, which is about one and a half […]

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Underwater Treadmills Woo Boomers to Retirement Communities, Encourage Innovative Fitness Programs

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

Courtesy of  Kim Eichinger, Director of Fitness Country Meadows Retirement Communities There are more than 77 million “Baby Boomers” in America, and reports show that they are inclined to live more active lifestyles than those of previous generations.  This ultra-fascinating population is turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 a day… and will be for […]

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Ballard, New York Giants’ tight end suffers ACL Tear

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

In the 4th quarter of the Super Bowl, the New York Giants’ tight end Jake Ballard made a hard cut for the ball, and went down. It was his knee. After taking some time and trying to walk on the sideline, the decision had to be made. Ballard was done. The test results showed a […]

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Diving into Aquatic Shoulder Rehabilitation

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

Unfortunately, shoulder injuries are a frequent happening with people of all ages. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, “more than 7 million people experience shoulder problems.” These shoulder injuries may include: arthritis, shoulder impingement, rotator cuff issues and upper-arm sprains. Numerous physical therapists recommend aquatic therapy as a viable option for shoulder rehabilitation because […]

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5 Simple Steps to Boost Profit Margin with Aquatic Therapy

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

For wellness, recreational and physical therapy centers looking to increase profit margin and their client base, adding aquatic therapy to your facility seems like the perfect thing to do. ‘But how do I know it will be a worthwhile investment? How can I increase our facilities profit margin?’ These are the questions that Executive Director […]

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Randolph YMCA is Now Offering the Future of Fitness: A Pain Free Way to Exercise!

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Health & Wellness Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

On Saturday, Murphy Grant, Director of Sports Medicine and Head Football Athletic Trainer from the University of Kansas,offered an unbelievable 45-minute pool workout for Randolph YMCA members. This fall the Y became the proud owners of three X80 portable underwater treadmills that were placed in their warm water therapy pool.  The bootcamp was meant to […]

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NJ Nets Star uses Aquatic Therapy for Right Foot Injury

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The last thing an athlete wants is to be injured, especially during the season where not playing in a game could put your team in jeopardy.  That is exactly what has happened to NJ Nets center, Brook Lopez. On December 21st Lopez fractured his fifth metatarsal in his right foot, during the Nets second preseason […]

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