Physical Therapy

The Advantages of Anti-Gravity Rehab Underwater

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

HydroWorx therapy pools provide the equivalent of a zero-gravity environment, ideal for patients who have limitations or special considerations that prohibit land-based exercise, but with the added benefits of water. Physical therapists and athletic trainers both rely on anti-gravity treadmill training in an aquatic therapy pool to unweight patients and athletes, while also tapping into the natural […]

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6 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the NEW HydroWorx 300 at LeadingAge 2015

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

The LeadingAge Annual Meeting is right around the corner, taking place November 2-4 in Boston, MA. We are excited to debut our newest product at the conference this year in Booth #1041. The HydroWorx 300 is the benchmark for construction-free unweighting devices. Utilizing warm water therapy as a medium to enhance rehabilitation, improve balance and ease […]

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Groin Injury Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips

Groin injuries range in type and severity, often in the form of a strain or pull. In this case study, the athlete initially noticed groin pain during cutting drills while attending The Ohio State University football camp. The pain continued and eventually became so severe that he had limited ability to practice or play. After multiple doctor visits […]

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Achilles Tendon Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

On September 24, 2015, Katherine Lorens, from University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, presented a webinar about the post-operative rehab of a Division I gymnast who suffered a torn achilles tendon. The rehab took place in their HydroWorx 2000 Series pool. Katherine shared details and videos of the protocols used during the rehabilitation and the results of their efforts. The […]

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Active Aging Week: Increase Flexibility and Strength

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips

Happy Active Aging Week!  Each year, the International Council on Active Aging celebrates Active Aging Week to engage participants in wellness activities in a safe, friendly and fun atmosphere. Recently, Dr. Paul Hetrick, D.C., R.C.R.D., C.C.E.P., President of The Hetrick Center and Inventor of the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool, presented the webcast, “Aquatic Therapy Anywhere: A […]

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HQ Unlimited Celebrates Grand Opening of the First Publicly-Available Orange County HydroWorx Therapy Pool!

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

When Rick Hullinger, President of Hullinger Associates LLC, the lessor of equipment to HQ Unlimited, needed Lasik, he went to the same surgeon who treated Tiger Woods. Why?  Simply put, because the surgeon was the best.  Hullinger regularly applies this same benchmark to every investment he makes, including the purchase of a HydroWorx therapy pool […]

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Try the New Construction-Free HydroWorx 300 Series in a City Near You!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized

HydroWorx will be bringing the New 300 Series to Boston, MA then Orlando, FL and would like to invite you to try it out. Designed to bring aquatic therapy to virtually any space or facility type, the new HydroWorx 300 Series is a construction-free underwater treadmill and jet system that offers the benefits of unweighting […]

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Free Webinar: Torn Achilles Tendon: An Aquatic Therapy Case Review

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Webinars

Unfortunately, gymnasts are among the athletic groups that regularly suffer from injuries to the Achilles tendon, such as strains, tears and ruptures. When faced with rehabbing from an Achilles injury, athletes and their athletic trainers are often concerned about introducing land-based, weight-bearing physical therapy exercises. Join us on Thursday September 24 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm […]

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Benefits of Hot and Cold Contrast Recovery for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories

We’re all ready for another season of professional football, and the athletes are geared up for the coming months of serious training, intense play, and dealing with common sports injuries like bruises, sprains and strains.  The majority of our HydroWorx football customers, including the Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, […]

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Guillain Barré Syndrome Case Study

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

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Guillain Barré syndrome is a rare disorder that can cause muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis. PubMed Health describes Guillain-Barré syndrome as a serious disorder that occurs when the body’s defense (immune) system mistakenly attacks part of the nervous system. The extent of the disorder ranges and can be extremely […]

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