Physical Therapy

Marketing Your HydroWorx Pool to Referral Sources

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy

Creativity in capturing market share is necessary for every entrepreneur, including physical therapy clinic owners.  HydroWorx customers have chosen the path of differentiation and distinction to propel their practices ahead of the rest. They’ve invested in state-of-the-art technology which will, in turn, help their clients heal. Receiving referrals from a network of providers is one […]

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Major Car Accident Victim Saw Remarkable Progress with Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy

An interview with Keith McCrate, PT, Director of Therapy, Presbyterian Village North(PVN), Dallas TX HydroWorx (HW):     Tell us about a patient that has benefitted from aquatic therapy and your HydroWorx pool: Keith McGrate (KM): A patient came to us recently who had been involved in a major car crash. She was in her 60s, […]

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Increasing Range of Motion After Double Knee Replacement

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

In the United States alone, over 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year, mostly among adults age 65+, but at increasingly younger ages also.  Following a knee replacement surgery, patients endure months of physical therapy in order to properly recover from the procedure. Georgia Physical Therapy, a prominent advocate for aquatic therapy, constantly helps patients […]

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Providing Hope After Being Wheelchair Bound for 7 Years

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “From Wading to Walking” by Scott Wesche, DPT, and Samantha Fleming, PTA featured  in Rehab Management. Jane could no longer walk or do common daily tasks after a traumatic car accident severely damaged her brain.  Over time she was able to regain muscle control […]

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Combatting Drop Foot with Aquatic Therapy

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

Irene knew she was in the right place as soon as she walked into the doors of Georgia Physical Therapy. After developing drop foot as a result of excessive walking, she constantly had back pain,  to the point that it affected her everyday life. Drop foot, a general term for difficulty lifting the front of […]

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Easing Joint Replacement Patients Into Physical Therapy With Aquatics

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

With the United States currently experiencing considerable growth in the 65 and older population, more replacement surgeries are being performed every year as a result of aging. In addition to the older population, people in younger age groups may require surgeries as a result of work or sport-related injuries. Whether they are knee, shoulder, ankle or hip […]

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Choosing Physical Therapy Instead of Surgery After Partial ACL Tear

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

A simple jump stop or sudden change of direction can trigger an ACL injury. The athlete immediately has several thoughts including, “Why did this happen to me? Do I need surgery? When can I play sports again? Am I at risk of this happening again?” However, the hardest question for a clinician to answer is “When and […]

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Help Patients Regain Independence with Aquatic Therapy

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

With the Fourth of July around the corner, we will soon be celebrating our country’s independence. For many aging adults and those in physical therapy for a variety of conditions, maintaining and regaining independence is a primary concern. With that in mind, aquatic therapy can be a great alternative to traditional physical therapy. Often, exercises can be completed easier […]

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Improve Athletes’ Rehab Time with Water

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

Once an injury has occurred, the most common question asked by an athlete is, “how long will it be until I can return to play?” Depending on the severity of the injury, it varies based on multiple factors including, the type of injury, level of injury, and health of the athlete. These factors will be reflected in […]

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Dolphin Pointe is Diving into Aquatics

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

Dolphin Pointe Health Care located in Jacksonville, Florida decided that they didn’t want to build a typical one story “brick and stick” nursing home behind a shopping center. They wanted to build something unique, so unique is what they made. They chose to build the facility in a special location that exposes one of the […]

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