Physical Therapy

Research Shows Aquatic Therapy Improves Balance and Stability

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

In 2010, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that one third of persons ages 65+ can expect to fall annually. Thankfully, the majority of those who fall are able to return to their daily activities, but up to 30% percent will pass away from their falls, increase their likelihood of passing sooner and/or have […]

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A Business Plan for Success: 4 Opportunities for Generating Revenue

| Posted in: Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy

Committing to a big purchase can be an overwhelming decision. Wouldn’t it be helpful if someone could provide a roadmap for your success before you committed? Success looks differently for everyone, therefore we have compiled some great tips and information that can help you create your own unique success plan when it comes to purchasing an […]

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Valuable Investments for Your Residents and Community

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Webinars

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent Advance for Long Term Care article, Value Based Purchasing for Your Community’s Wellness Center, written by Nick Drey. Nick Drey is the Director of Wellness at Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community in Clive, Iowa.  Nick Drey, Wellness Director of Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community, […]

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Research Reveals Underwater Treadmill Training Can Impact Blood Pressure

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

Did you know that endurance exercise reduces blood pressure? Of course you did! But we’re not here to tell you something you already knew. There are an estimated 67 million Americans who suffer from high blood pressure. Many struggle to find ways to improve their condition naturally, especially those that are typically sedentary. Though it may […]

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How Advanced Technology Can Impact Your Community

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Tech Boosts Quality, Improves Marketability,” written by Jackie Halbin and published in this month’s issue of Provider magazine. Jackie Halbin is a living well manager in at Lakeview Village in Kansas. She is a Master FallProof and FallProof H2O instructor and is Aquatic Exercise Association-certified.  It’s no question […]

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Water Therapy Deemed "Life-Changing" for Patient with Hemophilia

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Recently, we reached 23, 205 lives touched daily by HydroWorx technology. This is a story of one of those lives that has been impacted by the healing power of water and HydroWorx technology. According to Cleveland Clinic, hemophilia is a rare hereditary bleeding disorder in which blood cannot clot normally at the site of a […]

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Three Ways Water Eases Osteoarthritis [Infographic]

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

According to the CDC, 13.9% of American adults suffer from osteoarthrits, the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis includes a degenerative breakdown of tissues that eventually causes joint pain. Although there is no cure for the disease, there are many ways to relieve the symptoms, including aquatic therapy. The soothing properties of water, combined with the buoyancy […]

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Life Changing Rehabilitation Facility Announces Groundbreaking on New Location

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Paralysis rehabilitation clinic breaks ground to help growing need,” written by Rachel Lewis on KSL.com.  Neuroworx, a unique rehabilitation facility dedicated to treating patients with paralysis from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and other neurological conditions, opened in 2004. Co-Founders, Dale Hull […]

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Research Shows That High Intensity Training Provides Relief for Arthritic Patients

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

Did you ever think you would see the words, “osteoarthritis” and “high-intensity training” in the same sentence? Osteoarthritis, according to the Mayo Clinic, is the most common form of arthritis that occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time, creating “wear-and-tear.” Therefore, words that come to mind when […]

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First Water Session for Knee Replacement Patient

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

Rehabilitation after a knee replacement is difficult enough, but can be complicated by comorbidities such as degenerative back problems. For this patient that we filmed a few years ago, her first aquatic therapy session was extremely important for her success due to the surgery and degeneration in her lumbar spine. Cynthia Carter-Koch underwent a knee replacement […]

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