Physical Therapy

Upcoming Aquatics Webinar, Sign-up Today!

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

In exactly one week, Kurt Stork, Director of Rehabilitation Services for Four States Physical Therapy & Aquatic Rehabilitation in Galena, KS will be presenting the online webinar presentation, “Aquatic Management of Arthritis and Joint Replacements.” Join us on September 4th from 1-2pm EST to learn more about the many uses and benefits of aquatic therapy! Whether […]

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Aquatic Therapy Provides Ideal Environment for Pulmonary Edema Recovery

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

Flash pulmonary edema (or acute pulmonary edema) can sometimes be an extremely serious condition because of its rapid onset.  One patient at Freeman Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Joplin, MO, Stephen Horne, was in the ICU and on a ventilator for almost two weeks after his episode. Three weeks after he was discharged, the physical therapists […]

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Summer of Success for Local Masters Athlete

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

It’s always great to hear about successful sports stories, especially when it’s about a local athlete. This summer has been nothing short of extraordinary for local master’s runner, Nick Berra. Recently Penn Live posted an online article about Berra, on August 19, 2013 titled, “It has been a summer of running success for Enola’s Nick Berra.”  […]

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Inside Look from An Aquatic Textbook Author

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

We are very excited about a new textbook that was published July 15 of this year, titled “The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning,” written by leaders in the sport & exercise and orthopedic industries. This textbook includes scientifically-based information on the use and application of aquatic methodologies in […]

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Young Spinal Cord Injury Patient Makes Strides with Aquatic Therapy

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

Spinal cord injuries come in all different forms. Depending on where and how the spinal cord is injured, the result can be quadriplegia, paraplegia, minor nerve damage and everything in between.  For one young patient, the diagnosis was originally paraplegia, but he has made significant progress and is now considered an incomplete spinal cord injury: […]

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Total Knee Repair Follow Up: Cleared to Play

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

You may remember Megan’s story from earlier this spring (Read this post for the full background). Megan is a high school soccer player who blew out her knee earlier this year playing soccer. She tore her ACL, MCL, PCL and her medial meniscus which required a total knee repair via surgeons in Colorado (a long […]

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8 Ways Warm Water Benefits Those with Neurological Conditions

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

HydroWorx aquatic therapy pools have been designed with versatility in order to treat a wide variety of specific health conditions including spinal cord injury, stroke, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and other neurological conditions. The warm water (typically around 92 degrees) of a therapy pool provides sensory stimulation to the entire body, providing pain management. A patient […]

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Work smarter, not harder: A lesson for the therapist and the athlete, found underwater.

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. Are you fully utilizing the clinical and economic benefits of marketing your aquatic program to local high school athletes, triathletes, competitive runners? Are you potentially missing clients that are engaged in athletics for the […]

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Setting a Trend for Senior Living Facilities

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

The following post has been adapted and summarized from the recent news article, “Walking ‘on’ water: Rehab and recovery center sets trend with underwater treadmill,” by Norma B. Dennis. This article was written in the Jamestown News on Tuesday, July 23.   A new trend may be forming within the senior living community. Only time […]

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Underwater Marathon Update

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

You may or may not know that HydroWorx, in partnership with The Eagle Fund, held its first ever Underwater Marathon last September to help provide world- class care to America’s injured warriors. It was an amazing event and quite a feat!  (see behind the scenes photos on this post from last year: Behind the Scenes) […]

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