Rehabilitation Tips

Lance Walker: Athlete Recovery and Readiness to Return to Sport

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Webinars

We were honored to provide a webinar on Athlete Recovery and Readiness to Return to Sport that was presented by Lance Walker of Michael Johnson Performance. Lance has been treating athletes worldwide for 20+ years and he shared some insight that he has gained throughout the years on helping an athlete recover and prepare to […]

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Webinar Recap: Sprint Work

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill, Webinars

As part of the Spring Sports Medicine CEU webinar series, Murphy Grant, who is the Sr. Assistant Athletic Director at Wake Forest University, presented on how to build a sprint work program that ensures athletes are consistently becoming faster and stronger. Murphy discussed the components of speed, the benefits of using water and multiple ways […]

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HydroWorx with NFL and Collegiate Players Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

As part of our Spring Sports Medicine CEU Training Program, we had the pleasure of working with Collin Francis who is an assistant athletic trainer with the Baltimore Ravens. Collin presented on using hydrotherapy to treat collegiate and professional athletes. The webinar was packed with good information. Here are some points Collin suggested you consider […]

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Research: Cold Water Immersion VS Whole Body Cryotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Water Therapy

An international study on the effects of cold water immersion (CWI) as compared to whole body cryotherapy (WBC) was done to identify if one modality is better than another for recovery. Specifically, the study set out to examine the effects of CWI and WBC on femoral artery, blood flow and thermoregulatory responses. The study method […]

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Fibromyalgia Rehab with the HydroWorx Pool

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

In a recent webinar, Hima Dalal, occupational therapist and owner of Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center in Columbia, South Carolina, shared with viewers the benefits of treating fibromyalgia patients with a HydroWorx pool. Hima is a local healthcare expert, appearing regularly on local talk shows and authoring articles for publications in the midlands of […]

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NEUROWORX PART I:  TOOLS FOR THE CRAFTSMAN

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

Our long-time partner, Neuroworx, located in Salt Lake City, UT, is a nonprofit, community-based, outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy clinic for adults and children experiencing paralysis from spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions. It was founded in 2004 by physical therapist Jan Black, Pt, MSPT and Dr. Dale […]

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Lower Leg Injury Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar presented by Deborah Werner from Penn State Hershey Medical Center on Aquatic Physical Therapy for Lower Leg Injuries. Deborah has a wide range of aquatic therapy experience and has recently been able to use her knowledge with the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. In this […]

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Webinar Recap: Non-Surgical Hip Labrum Repair

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars healthy athletes webinar

We recently hosted a webinar on non-operative hip labrum repair presented by Murphy Grant from University of Kansas. Murphy, who uses water heavily for his athletes, offers a presentation packed full of exercise ideas and videos. Watch the webinar now>> Murphy states that hip pain is not uncommon, nor is it a new injury, but […]

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Webinar Recap: Aquatic Therapy for Knee Replacement

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

We recently hosted a webinar on Total Knee Aquatic Therapy Progressions for Low to High Level Patients presented by Olmer Cruz, PTA, Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lynbrook, NY. In this webinar, Olmer takes the viewer through a host of protocols that are beneficial for those with a total knee replacement or other knee injuries. Having […]

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Aquatic HIIT: Increasing Fitness at Any Level

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

While High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is often used in training high level athletes, it has been shown to provide benefits for individuals at any age or fitness level. Why? In short, these workouts provide health benefits while saving time. Bursts of intense training sandwiched between short rest periods, repeated for 15 minutes or so […]

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