Physical Therapy

Upcoming Webinar: Aquatics for Wellness

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

Join us for a free webinar, “Aquatics for Wellness: Creative Ways to Engage Participants,” on June 25, 2014 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT. Barbara Cacia, BS Ed., Wellness Coordinator at Pieters Family Life Center, will be the presenter of this upcoming webinar. In this webinar, Barb will explore many different approaches to wellness using water exercise […]

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Meet with HydroWorx at LeadingAge Pennsylvania

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

With the LeadingAge Pennsylvania Annual Meeting around the corner, we personally wanted to let you know that HydroWorx will be exhibiting in Booth #123 this year! What is LeadingAge PA? “LeadingAge PA (formerly known as PANPHA) was founded to promote the interests of their members by enhancing their ability to provide quality services efficiently and effectively; and by […]

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In Honor of Hard-Working Dads!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Running

We know that dads work hard for their families! Sometimes that means midnight snuggles with little ones, long hours at the office to provide for their families, or working around the house/yard to improve living space. And sometimes it means fighting against health issues and odds to be able to get back to the things […]

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Facility Spotlight: Pinamonti Physical Therapy and Wellness Center

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

Pinamonti Physical Therapy and Wellness Center just opened a brand new, state-of-the-art physical therapy and wellness facility located in Pittsburg, Kansas. “Pinamonti Physical Therapy and Wellness Center began as a small private physical therapy practice in response to the needs of our local community.  Today, exactly a decade after starting our business, we have undergone […]

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient Gaining Strength with Aquatic Therapy

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

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a connective tissue disorder that is caused by a combination of genetic disorders, that ultimately cause a defect in collagen. Collagen affects the connective tissues responsible for sustaining and structuring the blood vessels, bones, organs, and skin. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome may affect some of these bodily structures more than others and because […]

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Introducing the Third Excellence in Aquatics Award Nominee!

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

And now it is time to meet our third nominee for this year’s Excellence in Aquatics Award. This award was created to recognize sports medicine professionals who, despite all odds, garnered superior rehabilitation results through innovative, and sometimes unconventional, methods. These pioneers relied on aquatics as a medium to help achieve exceptional results. This year’s […]

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Water, A Happy Medium for Stroke Patients

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

The following post has been summarized from the recent article, “Water Is the Way for Stroke Patients,” written by Erin Allen, MSPT, MSCS and Barbara Cacia, Wellness Coordinator for Pieters Family Life Center. The article was published in Physical Therapy Products on May 14, 2014. According to a report from the Data from the Centers […]

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Pool Protocols for ACL Rehabilitation

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

An ACL injury is defined as stretching, tearing or loosening of the ligament. An injury of this magnitude often results in surgery, which takes 6 months or more to recuperate from. Whether the injury requires surgery or not, physical therapy and rehabilitation play a vital role in promoting the proper healing. Physical therapy helps retain, […]

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Free Webcast: Using Aquatics for Improving and Maintaining ADLs

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

Join us in person or online for our upcoming educational event, “Balance Training for Seniors: Using Aquatics for Improving and Maintaining ADLs.” Our presenters, Rachel McDermott, PTA, Director of Rehabilitation and Afton Osterberger, PT at Stonehill Care Center, will be presenting live from their HydroWorx 2000 Series pool in Dubuque, Iowa on June 4, 2014 […]

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Let’s Meet the 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award Nominees

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

Over the next three weeks we would like to share the expanded story about each nominee of the 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award. The nominees will be introduced by alphabetical order. Our first nominee is: Coastal Carolina’s Barry Lippman, MS, ATC, NASM-PES, for the Shoulder Rehabilitation of a Division 1 Second Baseman  This second baseman arrived at […]

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