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On-Demand Webinar: Utilizing Aquatic Therapy for Groin Injury: A Case Review

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

In a recent webinar, Todd Lewarchick, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Outpatient Rehabilitation Manager at the Cleveland Clinic, located in Avon, Ohio shared a case study of a high school junior who was diagnosed with osteitis pubis while pursuing a Division I football scholarship. The general rule thumb for any groin injury is to rest and offer time for […]

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The Key “Wet” Ingredients to Measuring Aquatic Functional Progress

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

In a recent webinar, Kathleen Dwyer, OTR/L, CHT, explains the key “wet” ingredients of making aquatic therapy not only a fun alternative to land-based therapy but a way to facilitate the measurable functional progress that is vital for insurance reimbursement. Kathleen has been working with aquatic therapy for over ten years and stresses the importance […]

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Aquatic Therapy Provides Hope for Obese Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Although obesity is becoming an epidemic in America, many people do not look to aquatic therapy as their first option for weight loss and getting healthy. A recent statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that more than one-third (36.5%) of American adults are considered obese. People who are overweight may […]

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Aquatic Exercise Programs for Core Stability Training

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

In a recent webinar, Murphy Grant, a seasoned Division I Athletic Trainer and Associate Athletic Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, provided ideas for using aquatic exercises for core stability as they relate to sports-related activity. Murphy strongly believes in using exercises for stabilizing and strengthening the core. He […]

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Small Town Aquatic Cancer Rehabilitation Success

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

Elizabeth McDonald, Director of Therapy Services and Cardiac Rehab at Gove County Medical Center located in the small town of Quinter, Kansas, talks about cancer rehabilitation for her patients, in a recent webinar. Elizabeth has served as Physical Therapy Director for over 20 years and has been the Cardiac Rehab Program Director since 2005. The 800-person […]

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Use Warm Water to Keep Players Healthy: Opening Day of Baseball

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

It’s time to play ball! The 2017 Major League Baseball regular season has arrived with three games yesterday, 13 more Opening Day games today and a calendar that includes the debut of a brand-new ballpark in Atlanta. Opening week is filled with intrigue and drama as teams begin the season. One of the games yesterday took […]

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Use Aquatic Therapy to Manage Chronic Pain

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain affects 100 million American adults, more than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. An even more staggering statistic states that 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain. Many of these individuals wake up each day with persistent pain that can often be crippling due to pain […]

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Studies Show Aquatic Therapy Benefits Post-Menopausal & Osteoarthritis Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Aquatic Therapy Could Have Lasting Positive Effects Among Postmenopausal Women” by researchers from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland on PT Products. Menopause can cause many changes in women’s bodies at a certain age. Symptoms such as […]

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Aquatic Therapy Technology Bridges the Gap in the Patient Experience

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

Owner of Peak Performance Physical Therapy Joseph Sullivan, PT, OCS, CSCS (an HSS Credentialed Advanced Hip Clinician), uses aquatic therapy technology to improve his clients’ rehab and health. With his years of experience working with patients from elite athletes with sports injuries to adults recovering from surgical procedures, he recognizes that aquatic therapy works wonders. After experiencing success with the […]

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The Secrets to a Thriving Aquatic Therapy Practice? Teamwork and Planning

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

When Brian Howells, Director of Rehab Services at Via Christi Health in Manhattan, Kansas, talks about his organization’s aquatic therapy journey, he’s filled with excitement. After just a few years, he and his staff members have built a successful resource for the community and are reaping the clinical and financial benefits at their practice which […]

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