Physical Therapy

Lower Leg Injury Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar presented by Deborah Werner from Penn State Hershey Medical Center on Aquatic Physical Therapy for Lower Leg Injuries. Deborah has a wide range of aquatic therapy experience and has recently been able to use her knowledge with the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. In this […]

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ICAA Webinar Recap: Aquatic Strengthening For The Aging Population

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

HydroWorx recently sponsored a webinar from the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) on Aquatic Strengthening for the Aging Population, presented by Kurt Stork Director of Rehabilitation Services for Premier Surgical Institute & Ortho Four States Physical Therapy and Aquatic Rehabilitation. This webinar focused on how to successfully apply aquatic exercises to strengthen aging adults […]

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Minnesota Wild and Saint Paul’s Innovative Use of Space

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Innovation in athletic training, design and municipal use. That’s what we see as we take a look at the brand-new practice facility for the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In the spring of 2017, the Saint Paul Port Authority and partners broke ground to renovate a former Macy’s department store into a six-level commercial […]

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Webinar Recap: Non-Surgical Hip Labrum Repair

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars healthy athletes webinar

We recently hosted a webinar on non-operative hip labrum repair presented by Murphy Grant from University of Kansas. Murphy, who uses water heavily for his athletes, offers a presentation packed full of exercise ideas and videos. Watch the webinar now>> Murphy states that hip pain is not uncommon, nor is it a new injury, but […]

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DR. EADRIC BRESSEL LEADS MOVEMENT RESEARCH AT USU

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

We recently posted a piece about the new Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence at Utah State University. The project pulled clinics from 10 different buildings on Utah State’s campus into one state-of-the-art edifice within the College of Education and Human Services. Part of the CCE is the Dennis G. Dolny Movement Research Clinic, headed […]

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PEDIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE AND PRO SOCCER MERGE ON THE PLAINS

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

When Children’s Mercy Kansas City formed a partnership with Sporting Kansas City and U.S. Soccer and announced they would build the new Sports Medicine Center at Village West, they committed to not one, but two HydroWorx pools systems with underwater treadmills. Children’s Mercy, known for its 120-year history and nationally-ranked pediatric specialty care, is no […]

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Webinar Recap: Aquatic Therapy for Knee Replacement

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar on Total Knee Aquatic Therapy Progressions for Low to High Level Patients presented by Olmer Cruz, PTA, Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lynbrook, NY. In this webinar, Olmer takes the viewer through a host of protocols that are beneficial for those with a total knee replacement or other knee injuries. Having […]

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Aquatic HIIT: Increasing Fitness at Any Level

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

While High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is often used in training high level athletes, it has been shown to provide benefits for individuals at any age or fitness level. Why? In short, these workouts provide health benefits while saving time. Bursts of intense training sandwiched between short rest periods, repeated for 15 minutes or so […]

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Creating a Senior Living Facility that Stands Out

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article from Rehab Management, “Building Aquatic Therapy Programs in the Senior Sector.” In this article, Kimmer O’Neill, Director of Therapy at Clear Choice Health Care in Port Charlotte, FL provides some great insight into how to build a rehab facility that doesn’t just perform but […]

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6 Reasons Water Outweighs Air

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

Through the years, exercise engineers have developed many methods for patients to unweight. These systems vary in their effectiveness and form—all of them aiding patients who are recovering from surgery, recovering from injury or confronting mobility issues due to obesity, neurological disorders or arthritis, to name a few. Overhead track and harness systems were developed […]

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