Physical Therapy

4 Advantages of Warm Water Therapy for Osteoarthritis

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

Although osteoarthritis oftentimes causes pain and frustration, sometimes the additional implications compound the problem. For instance, individuals find activity difficult and painful so they slowly reduce their amount of exercise and daily activities. This in turn, can lead to weight gain and increased pain when doing even less strenuous activities. Although this is common for […]

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The Healing Power of Water

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

The following post has been summarized from the recent article, “Healing Through Aquatic Therapy,” published on July 24, 2014 in Rehab Management.  We all know that water is relaxing and therapeutic, but why? What is it about water that creates such a soothing environment for therapy and recovery? To start, the buoyancy of water aids […]

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Overcome Obesity with Underwater Treadmill Exercise

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

A research study from 2009 conducted at Texas A & M University, shows the effectiveness of underwater treadmill exercise for overweight adults. The study titled, “Comparative Efficacy of Water and Land Treadmill Training for Overweight or Obese Adults,” was conducted in order to explore the efficacy of underwater treadmill exercise training programs by comparing changes in […]

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The Impossible Can Become Possible for TBI and SCI Patients

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

There is no “recipe” for treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. Each case has it’s own history, specific diagnosis and limitations. Thankfully, we live in an era where technology is ever-evolving and creating opportunities for these patients beyond what they may have dreamed. Combining technological advancements with the extreme skill […]

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Meet with HydroWorx at Rehab Summit

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

Cross Country Education is proud to present the 8th Annual Rehab Summit this week in Nashville,TN, and HydroWorx is excited to be an exhibitor again this year. Cross Country Education is “Leading the Way in Continuing Education And Professional Development” for healthcare professionals. For rehabilitation therapy, they have conducted over 12,000 one-day seminars with over 400,000 […]

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Consider Water Therapy for Tactile Defensiveness

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

Water therapy may not be a “go to” therapy for tactile defensiveness, but a case study from our archives shows how it can have a significant impact on a child’s progress. Tactile defensiveness is a sensory processing disorder in which the body perceives input differently and can make even the gentlest loving touch a traumatic […]

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World Class Technology and Therapy for World Class Soldiers

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

The following information has been summarized from the recent article in Government Recreation and Fitness titled, “Tactical Athletes…Naval Special Warfare Building More Resilient Warriors.” For those who are completing some of the most challenging and dangerous missions in the military, it is essential that they receive the best training, equipment and resources. “Our mission is […]

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Aquatic Therapy Improves Daily Life for Back Pain Sufferer

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

Chronic back pain is a common problem among adults. In fact it is estimated that 80% of the population will deal with back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain can be caused by any number of factors. For Laura Wohl, back pain is caused by multiple factors including a herniated disc and severe […]

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Free Webcast: Aquatic Rehab Progression for Sports Related Foot and Ankle Injuries

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

Join us in person or online for our upcoming educational event, “Aquatic Rehab Progression for Sports Related Foot and Ankle Injuries.” Our presenter, Jason McVeigh MS, PT SCS, ATC, LAT Director of Sports Medicine at the University of Tennessee, will be presenting live from the HydroWorx 1200 Series pool at the University of Tennessee on July […]

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Facility Spotlight: Creighton University’s Championship Center

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

Athletic facilities are becoming bigger and filled with more amenities all the time. The new Championship Center at Creighton University, is no exception.  Athletic Director Bruce Rasmussen says that for “student-athletes, recruits, parents, and coaches, this facility provides Creighton with a ‘wow factor’ to help recruit, retain, develop, and graduate students.” How could it not […]

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