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New Research Highlights Underwater Treadmill Benefits for Stroke Sufferers

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

Every year, nearly 800,000 Americans suffer from strokes. Of the roughly 82.5% who survive, the majority struggle with ambulation challenges. Although many do recover some mobility, they are often left with abnormal gait problems. Those gait problems can then lead to other challenges, such as pain caused by improper pressure on other areas of the […]

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Improving Player Match and Training Availability with Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Improving Player Match and Training Availability,” for fcbusiness High Performance Guide in the United Kingdom and published in August 2016 online at fcbusiness.co.uk. Hydrotherapy is a key component in the recovery and rehabilitation   programs of footballers in the United Kingdom. In this article, three clubs […]

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Aquatic Therapy for Return to Play Protocols Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

Recently, we hosted the webinar, “Incorporating Aquatic Therapy into Functional Rehab for Return to Play Protocols & Progressions.” In this webinar, Rod Scott, ATC, MS, CES, PES, Associate Athletic Trainer for the Jacksonville Jaguars located in Jacksonville, FL, discussed innovative ways of incorporating aquatic therapy into functional rehab for return to play protocols and progressions. Access this webinar on-demand […]

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HydroWorx Preps Men’s Field Hockey Players

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

After three weeks of tough training in preparation for the most competitive August of their lives, the Canadian Men’s National Field Hockey Team needed a week of active recovery. To get the most out of their time before ratcheting up the intensity again, they headed to Burnaby, BC. There, Nick Held, the Director of Hydrotherapy […]

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Warrior Rehabilitation Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

Recently, we hosted a webinar titled, “Using Aquatics for Warrior Rehabilitation.” In this webinar, Cory Keirn, DPT, OCS, CSCS, head physical therapist for aquatics at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, FL, presented about the various ways that he uses aquatic therapy to treat the military veterans in his care. In this webinar, Cory discussed the […]

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Aquatics For Balance and Strength Training Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

What physical or occupational therapist isn’t looking for unique ways to safely improve patient outcomes while following scientifically-proven protocols? The recent webinar, “Use of Aquatics for Balance and Strength Training Programs,” offered just that to viewers thanks to presenter Rachel McDermott sharing tips she’s learned from her 18+ years as a PTA and 8+ years as the Director […]

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The Impact of Aquatics on Distance Running Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Education, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Last month, we hosted a webinar titled, “The Impact of Aquatics on Distance Running.” In this webinar, Pete Julian, Assistant Coach of the Oregon Project Running Team, presented the various ways that he and the coaching staff use water in their athletes’ regular training programs. The Oregon Project was created as a way to get Americans back on […]

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Increase Energy Levels With Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Summer time and warmer weather typically mean more outdoor activities. For older adults with mobility and balance issues, this can cause a great deal of difficulty. Outdoor gardening, walking, golfing and other activities are often more appealing as the weather warms up, however they require more strength and stability than we give credit.  One way to build muscle strength […]

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Effectively Addressing Issues Related to Lack of Mobility for Seniors

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Water Therapy

One of the realities of working with a population of seniors is that the majority of them will face mobility issues.  For some, the lack of mobility is temporary, as in the case of a client who is returning from surgery. Yet others have permanent mobility concerns that can be mitigated, but are unlikely to […]

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Webinar Discussing Aquatic Training Programs for Healthy Athletes Available On Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill healthy athletes webinar

Last month, we hosted a webinar titled, “Aquatic Training Programs for Healthy Athletes.” In this webinar, Murphy Grant, MS, LAT, PES, Assistant Athletic Director- Sports Medicine and Head Football Athletic Trainer at University of Kansas, located in Lawrence, KS presented about how he utilizes aquatics whenever he can to boost the abilities of his healthy athletes as […]

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