Physical Therapy

Increase Mobility After Lumbar Spinal Fusion Using Aqua Therapy

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

A lumbar spinal fusion is a major surgery that requires a lot patience for recovery. The purpose of this surgery is to join, or fuse, two or more vertebrae in the lower back using either bone grafts or metal implants. Once fully healed, the permanently joined vertebra act like a single, stable, and solid bone. […]

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Southern Retirement Community Receives an Upgrade

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

The following post is adapted from the recent article, Carolina Village adds ‘Main Street’ for residents, from Blue Ridge Now online.  Carolina Village, a nonprofit retirement community, has brought “downtown” inside. Recently they have added a few new amenities inside, which allows their residents to have all of their needs met under one roof. These […]

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Voting is Now Open for the 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED)

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

HydroWorx is proud to announce that the polls are now officially open for the 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award! This award has been created to recognize those who achieved exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. Determination. Innovation. Excellence. Sports fans everywhere love a good comeback story. The spirit of the game is watching an […]

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Aquatic Research Published from Utah State University

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

Recently, three groundbreaking research studies associated with aquatic therapy have come from the Health, PE, and Recreation Department at Utah State University. All three of the studies, conducted in their HydroWorx pool, have been published in the International Journal of Aquatic Research & Education. They each, in a slightly different way, take a look at the […]

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Visit with HydroWorx at the College Athletic Trainers’ Society’s Conference!

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

HydroWorx is on the move this spring and the next stop is Las Vegas for the annual College Athletic Trainers Society’s conference held May 15-17, 2014! The College Athletic Trainers’ Society offers a variety of opportunities for athletic trainers, physicians and non-members to learn and network with the best in collegiate sports medicine, and including this annual meeting. As a proud […]

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Quadriplegic Works on Walking in the Water

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

A spinal cord injury is known as any damage or trauma that impairs, damages, or inhibits function of the spine. Alex Guizzetti was in a car accident in November of 2010, that resulted in an life-changing spinal injury. Following the accident, Alex was labeled as a quadriplegic; he was unable to walk and had to […]

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Free Webcast: Return to Activity From Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Aquatics

| Posted in: Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Webinars

Join us in person or online for our upcoming educational event, Return to Activity From Total Hip Arthroplasty Using Aquatics – A Case Study. Our presenters, Keith Ori, Co-Owner of Orthopedic Rehab and Teresa Kropp, PT Manager of Orthopedic Rehab Aquatics and Spine Center, will be presenting live from the HydroWorx 750 Series pool at Orthopedic Rehab, Inc in Kalispell, Montana  on May […]

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Young Athlete Returns to Play with Aquatic Therapy

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

Lauren, a young talented athlete, suffered from a severe fracture of her left tibia and fibula. All athlete,s and especially children want to get back to running around as quickly as possible. After all, as a kid, isn’t that what you’re supposed to do? Lauren was a talented soccer and field hockey player. In the […]

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Aquatic Therapy Proved Effective for Recovering US Army Soldier

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

The types of patients who can benefit from the healing power of water and aquatic exercise are unlimited. Patients and athletes that have and can utilize a pool for rehabilitation range from young children to professional athletes to aging adults and everything in between. In one particular case, water therapy played an important role in […]

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Leg Pain Relief Using Aqua Therapy

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

According to a recent article, Focus on Seniors: Aqua therapy can help leg pain, published on FloridaToday.com, seniors that are experiencing leg pain may find relief using aquatic therapy. At Melbourne Terrace, they have found that the natural properties of water help improve cardiovascular function and are seeing great results with their HydroWorx 500 Series pools, […]

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