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Learn How to Help Pulmonary Rehab Patients With Aquatics

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

Respiratory illnesses including interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and COPD are some of the most common ailments facing Americans. Statistics indicate that as many as 25 million people across the nation suffer from pulmonary problems, and COPD is now listed as the third leading cause of death in the United States. Given these facts, […]

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Tradition Senior Living Celebrates Openings of Physical Therapy Centers

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

We are always excited when we can showcase grand openings of aquatic therapy facilities that will help the public heal, exercise and improve their lives. Tradition Senior Living, a continuing care senior living community based in Dallas, Texas, has expanded their campus offerings to include a vibrant, high-tech physical therapy component. In addition to other […]

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Aquatic Therapy Buoys Cancer Patients’ Spirits, Bodies

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

Consistent, moderate exercise has been shown to be a critical element for those about to undergo, and those undergoing, cancer treatments. According to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, staying physically active throughout radiation, chemotherapy and surgical procedures helps reduce treatment-related fatigue, increases flexibility and strength, improves movement, and controls weight gain and loss. Liz McDonald, […]

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Big Ten Customer Spotlight: Ohio State vs. Michigan

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

Ah, rivalry week. As exciting as the rest of the regular season is, there is something about this final week before conference championship games that really sets college football apart. There may not be much separating some of the top Big Ten teams, but the pecking order is finally set as the 2016 regular season draws to […]

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Can Aging Adults Engage in Aquatic-Based HIIT? You Bet!

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

HIIT stands for “high intensity interval training”, and it’s a proven way to blast away fat, improve metabolic rates, increase endurance, build speed and much more. Traditionally, HIIT is associated with land-based programs for athletes. But as Jackie Halbin, Living Well Manager, Lakeview Village in Lenexa, Kansas, knows, it has tremendous applicability in the water, […]

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A Jockey’s Journey From Injury to Recovery

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

Riding thoroughbred horses for a living may be an exciting career, but professional jockeys know that behind all the pomp and circumstance, hazards lie in wait. Short-term, long-term and career-ending injuries are always a possibility.  Truly, the statistical data on jockey-related physical trauma is sobering, and perhaps more shocking than one might expect: A three-year […]

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Victorious Cubs’ Clubhouse Remodel Includes Aquatic Therapy

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It was the run heard round the world: The final dash for home plate that cemented the Cubs’ place in history. That run, and all the plays that preceded it throughout an exciting season, resulted from the team’s commitment to giving their players every advantage possible. After 100 years at Wrigley Field, in 2016 the […]

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2016 APTA Aquatic Section Excellence in Aquatic Therapy Award

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The APTA Aquatic Section is now accepting nominations for their “Excellence in Aquatic Therapy Award.” Because we believe in people being recognized for their awesome achievements in water, even if it isn’t for our own award, we also wanted to share this opportunity for aquatic therapy users! This award is for the Aquatics Physical Therapy Section of the APTA to recognize exceptional […]

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Mercy Fort Scott Uses the Versatility of the Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Mercy Health for Life has been up and running with their new HydroWorx 300 for approximately one month. The response they have seen to the underwater treadmill has been amazing. Their program consists of physical therapy patients who can benefit from aquatic therapy, as well as fitness members who are able to use the underwater treadmill as […]

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Mobile Showroom is on Tour!

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The HydroWorx 300 underwater treadmill is traveling across the country to educate physical therapists, athletic trainers, physicians and even patients on “Why Water Worx.” Equipped with a HydroWorx 300 with underwater treadmill and resistance jets, our Mobile Showroom demonstrates the benefits of aquatic therapy with advanced technology for post-surgical patients, those with chronic pain or arthritis, […]

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