Physical Therapy

Aquatic Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Rheumatoid arthritis is a well known but frequently misunderstood condition. Many people — even professional physical therapists — confuse it with osteoarthritis (OA), a condition that is similar, but stems from different causes and demands a separate treatment approach. Unlike OA, rheumatoid arthritis can affect patients at any age. It is not caused by the […]

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Rehab for T4 Vertebral Damage in a HydroWorx

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Training Tips, Water Therapy

HydroWorx pools can be used and are used every day for a number of different  reasons. The underwater treadmills can be used for training, physcial therapy, exercise, strengthening and more. In this particular case study, the HydroWorx pool is being used as a physical therapy and rehabilitation tool for a young 21 year old male, Brock, […]

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HydroWorx Customers battling it out on the Court

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

The NBA Playoffs are well underway and the drama and excitement are far from subsiding. 4 teams remain in hopes of winning the NBA Championship.   The Boston Celtics Miami Heat Oklahoma Thunder San Antonio Spurs   Two HydroWorx customers are battling it out for a spot in the NBA finals. The Oklahoma Thunder and […]

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Using HydroWorx to Combat Obesity

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

The following blog post has been adapted from the article titled, A Growing Challenge, https://www.mcknights.com/news/a-growing-challenge/ written by Daniel McCann from McKnight’s Long Term Care News. It is extremely unfortunate and sad, but it is the truth: The number of obese individuals in America continues to increase. Daniel McCann conducted this article about how long-term care operators […]

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Powerful Fall Prevention Programs with Water

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

The following post is an article written by Jackie Halbin, Living Well Manager, CPT, Certified FallProof™ Instructor and Naoky Sato, MSPT, GCS (board certified), CPT, Certified FallProof™ Instructor published for the ICAA.  You’ve heard the statistics about falls in the older population, such as one in three 65-year-olds will fall annually or that the chance of […]

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The latest on the Underwater Run to London!

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Physical Therapy, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The latest additions to the wonderful HydroWorx Underwater Run to London site are insider videos from the Oregon Project team!       The first video is an insider look at Mo Farah and Galen Rupp running on the HydroWorx X80 on location of their training ground in Albuquerque, NM—a garage! Both Olympic hopefuls make […]

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Squeezing Out Power Differences, Young and Old

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Research, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

The following blog post is an advertorial piece written by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, FACSM & Cathy Maloney-Hills, RPT. Mary E. Sanders, PhD, RCEP, FACSM is a clinical exercise physiologist, Division of Wellness and Weight Management in the School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, Director of WaterFit ®/Golden Waves® and advisory board member for […]

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Wounded Special Forces Soldier Confirms the Need for HydroWorx Underwater Marathon

| Posted in: Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Running, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

This post has been adapted from the full online article from The Patriot-News written on April 27, 2012 by Monica Von Dobeneck titled Middletown Company HydroWorx manufactures underwater treadmills that help wounded veterans.  What a success! The media event held on Thursday April 26th, at Troegs Brewery promoting the HydroWorx Underwater Marathon is certainly worthy […]

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Get ready, Get set, Get Healthy

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

This blog post has been adapted from the original online article, Walnut Ridge residents accept governor’s challenge to get fit. Are you up for the challenge? Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community, located in Iowa, has taken a huge initiative to make Iowa the healthiest state! Gov. Terry Branstand, launched the movement, ‘Let’s Move Campaign’ […]

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Improving your Posture with Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Kim Eichinger, Executive Director of fitness at Country Meadows Retirement Community, and author of the ADVANCE article, Better Posture Through Aquatics, speaks about the benefits of aquatics for the aging. For the many aging adults who use walkers or other assistive devices, maintaining proper posture is a huge challenge. But, fortunately with the advancement of […]

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