Physical Therapy

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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Setting the Stage for Water Therapy

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

We recently hosted a webinar, “New Look for Rehab: Advancing the Actors Fund Home Vision with Aquatic Therapy” presented by Steve Leone, AIA, LEED™ap BD+C, Principal, Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc. and  Jordan Strohl, Administrator, The Actors Fund Home in Englewood, NJ. “That’s exactly what we need!”                          […]

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Hima Dilal’s Integrated Therapy Modalities Bring Healing to South Carolina’s Midlands

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

She’s a frequent guest on Columbia’s version of Good Morning America and other local TV shows. She’s a published author and lectures across South Carolina on the benefits of aquatic therapy. But most importantly, she’s the founder and head therapist at Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center, where she and her staff help patients with insurmountable […]

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Facility Spotlight: TRIA Orthopedic Center

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

We love to highlight our partners showcasing new aquatic therapy business models, techniques or innovative programming. Having just begun their new aquatic program with a HydroWorx 3500 Series in September 2017, TRIA Orthopedic Center in Woodbury, MN is already gaining notice for their new aquatic modality and its complement to TRIA’s other pioneering services, such as […]

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Webinar Recap: Utilizing Pain Neuroscience with Aquatic Therapy to Address Low Back Pain

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

Recently, we hosted a webinar on low back pain neuroscience presented by Todd Lewarchick, Outpatient Rehabilitation Manager of the renowned Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Todd provided a lot of information to consider when it comes to treating patients with chronic pain. Much of it focused on the importance of educating patients on the neuroscience […]

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“The Worst Thing That Happens Is That He Gets His Hair Wet!”: Life After Trauma for Jackie Lithgow

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

Eventually, every life-altering event becomes history. At that moment, it’s possible to pinpoint important events that happened along the way. Such is the case with Jackie Lithgow’s story. Years after almost dying from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained while trying to break up a fight among his fellow college students, Jackie has recovered enough […]

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Webinar Recap: Balance Training for Older Adults

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

A day after we hosted the webinar, “Balance Training with Aquatic Therapy for the Older Adult CNN published an article, “Aging gracefully: Preventing falls.” The timing seems almost perfect. While research continues to show the importance of exercise for aging adults, it also has benefits for preventing falls.  From the article, “Preventing falls, which requires a […]

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HydroWorx Debuts Smallest Product for Aquatic Therapy

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

We are committed to more than just making the finest aquatic therapy equipment on the planet. We realize that over 30,000 people use our products every day in 50 states and many countries — and we take that responsibility seriously. Our mission at HydroWorx is to reach 50,000 lives each day with our technology. And in order […]

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