Physical Therapy

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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HydroWorx’s ‘Best’ Aquatic Therapy and Exercise Accessories

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

Part of our mission at HydroWorx is to promote the benefits of aquatic therapy and performance through various free resources. Our goal is to use water to physically heal and condition the world and we love that many of our customers have adopted similar philosophies.  Once you become a HydroWorx customer, we want to assist you with […]

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College Runners: Discover the Benefits of the Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Research, Sports Stories, Water Therapy

With college back in session for the 2015/2016 season, collegiate cross country runners are gearing up for their autumn races.  This means they are focused on three things: practice, practice and more practice!  The problem, of course, is that all the pounding on the joints can lead to difficulties and injuries.  Some of the most […]

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Proud to Announce Terrapin Physical Therapy as First HydroWorx 300 Customer

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

HydroWorx unveiled the brand new HydroWorx 300 underwater treadmill system in June at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) conference, and attendees were fascinated by this stand-alone piece of equipment. The new product offers underwater treadmill speeds of 0.1 to 10 mph, a resistance jet and a water-resistant touch screen control panel. Now, only eight weeks after its […]

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‘HydroWorx Bubble Bursters’ Tackles Aquatic Therapy and Wounds

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

“Aquatic therapy can’t begin until a wound is completely healed…right?” This statement is uttered on a regular basis, usually by well-meaning professionals who are unaware that it’s based on antiquated understandings and misconceptions about water therapy.  To help us burst this pervasive myth, HydroWorx turned to Randy Cohen, ATC, DPT, who is the University of […]

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Benefits of Warm Water Therapy for the Aging Population

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill Group water therapy with trainer

America’s population is continuing to age in record number, which creates more of a need for therapy and wellness programs suited for this aging population. Many of these individuals are unable to perform land-based exercise or therapy due to pain, obesity or other restrictions. Warm water therapy allows aging adults to perform exercises in a pain-free […]

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Proud to Announce First HydroWorx Pool in Rhode Island

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

In the world of healthcare and sports today, many of the top hospitals, clinics, professional and collegiate sports teams use HydroWorx to rehabilitate and train patients and athletes. And we couldn’t be more proud to be a part of these facilities who are focused on healing and improving the lives of their clients.  We are […]

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Bilateral Hip Replacement On-Demand Webinar

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

On July 23, 2015, Mark Glod, PTA at Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lynbrook, NY, presented a webinar about a bilateral hip replacement case study. Mark shared insights into overcoming obstacles when creating and implementing an aquatic therapy program for a bilateral hip replacement patient. The main scope of patients seen at Peak Performance Physical Therapy includes orthopedic rehab, spine, back, […]

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