Rehabilitation Tips

Now Accepting Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED) Submissions

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

HydroWorx is proud to announce the opening of the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED). This award was created to recognize athletic trainers who have achieved exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. The first award was presented in 2013 at the National Athletic Training Association’s annual Symposium to Eric Sugarman, Head Athletic Trainer […]

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Fresh Ideas for Pediatric Aquatic Therapy. Access Webinar On-Demand.

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

On March 12, 2015, the NRHA hosted a webinar titled, “Pediatric Aquatic Therapy: Improving Outcomes by Integrating Play & Creativity.” In this webinar, Amy Arruda, DPT, ATRIC, Director of Aquatics at Leg Up Farm in Mt. Wolf, PA discussed many different cases and the creative programming she uses to keep children engaged and progressing in their therapy. Leg Up Farm is […]

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Upcoming Webinar: "Pediatric Aquatic Therapy: Improving Outcomes by Integrating Play & Creativity"

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

Leg Up Farm is a non-profit therapy center in York County, Pennsylvania, for children with disabilities and developmental delays. They have seen some great results from using aquatic therapy along with some creativity with their pediatric clients. Join us on March 12, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT for the free webinar, “Pediatric Aquatic Therapy: Improving Outcomes by […]

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Experts Share Value of Water at CSM

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

We had quite the fun, busy and successful week in Indianapolis for the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. We had an exciting booth with great staff which helped make this trade show successful. We handed out t-shirts, opened the pool up for attendees to try, hosted an event and more! And […]

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Aquatic Therapy Tips:  Dominate Your PT Clinic Niche by Treating Athletes

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

Many physical therapy (PT) clinics that offer aquatic therapy have discovered that treating athletes can be a lucrative way to dominate their market share.  Whether the athletes are “weekend warriors” – those individuals of all ages who have a penchant for working out but aren’t making money on their sports – or elite professionals, they […]

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Let’s Meet Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award Nominee #2

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

Over the weeks during voting we would like to share the expanded story of each nominee of the 2015 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award. The nominees are being introduced in alphabetical order. Our second nominee is: Premier Rehabilitation’s Brad Stuckey for the Inspiring Rehabilitation of a Lumbar Spinal Fusion Patient Judy Bryan, age 55, had suffered […]

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Rehabilitation of Herniated Disc

| Posted in: Rehabilitation Tips

The symptoms of a herniated disc can range from extreme pain to no noticeable changes. Those suffering from herniated discs, or slipped discs, often endure chronic pain, muscle weakness or affected nerves which can interrupt daily activities. They are often caused by disc degeneration which is a result of gradual wear and tear. For David, his […]

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Increasing Patient Outcomes with a Powerful Combination

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article on McKnights, “Good staff and quality equipment increase outcomes,” written by Keith McCrate, PT, Director of Rehab for Presbyterian Village North. There are many different techniques and best practices for ensuring the highest quality of patient outcomes. But how do you know what works best for you […]

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Free Webinar: Aquatics for Energy System Training & Metabolic Conditioning

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Webinars

Stamina is one of the six limiting but modifiable factors dictating success or failure for almost every athlete, regardless of sport. Michael Johnson Performance (MJP) utilizes aquatics across the stamina spectrum for metabolic conditioning, both in healthy and physically compromised athletes of all ages and sports. Join us on December 16, 2014 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm […]

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Relief from Chronic Pain and Stiffness with Warm Water Program

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

Chronic pain and muscle stiffness are common problems in older adults. The more that they have pain while moving, the less they are willing to do activities, which exacerbates the problem. Often an exercise program can help alleviate some of the pain and stiffness, but the soreness and fear of falling that come with it, leave […]

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