Rehabilitation Tips

4 Uses of Aquatic Therapy for Spinal Cord Injuries

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

The recovery process for a brain or spinal cord injury can be long, complex and extremely difficult. Thankfully, there is a great deal of clinical evidence that shows aquatic therapy is a suitable environment for improving recovery times and patient outcomes for many reasons. An aquatic environment works well for neuromusclar reeducation and strengthening because water’s […]

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Achilles Tendon Rehab for MLS Soccer Player

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips

The recovery from an achilles tendon rupture can be long and painful, especially when it happens in the first game of a season. Jay DeMerit of the Vancouver Whitecaps, experienced just that, only 6 minutes into the start of the 2013 season. Thankfully he had access to the amazing staff and facilities at Fortius Sport […]

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Published Case Study Demonstrates Benefits of Water Exercise

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

Research and case studies are continuing to provide proof of the advantages of water therapy over strictly land-based therapy. One study in particular, published in the International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, “A Case Study: Mobility and Health Impact of an Aquatic Fitness Program for a Woman With Intellectual and Physical Disabilities,” provides a detailed […]

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Good Shepherd Penn Partners Elevates Patient Care

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, PA created a brand new 13 story, state-of-the-art facility, called University City, to fulfill many unmet needs. The goal of this facility is to provide many services to a variety of patients, and according to a recent article, it does just that. This new facility has over 90 providers that are offering a large […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Strategies to Perfect Upper Body Rehab Outcomes with Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Training Tips

Often, the use of hydrotherapy for shoulder rehab is overlooked. Many people think that there is not much that water can do better than land therapy for shoulders. But we are finding more and more clinicians that are using water for upper body rehabilitation with great results! Join us for an exciting webcast, streaming live from […]

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ACL Protocol for First Hydrotherapy Session Post-Op

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources

The experts at Michael Johnson Performance (MJP) rely on aquatic therapy for almost all of their clients who are undergoing rehabilitation. Director of Rehab, Lorenzo Vite, feels that practically any injury is a candidate for aquatic therapy during their rehab. At MJP, they not only use hydrotherapy for the rehabilitation it offers, but also as a […]

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Right Staff and Right Technology Provide Healing

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article,  Making It Work, Technology in Practice, published in Impact Magazine and written by Jan Black, PT, MS and Dale Hull, MD, MPA. Jan Black and Dr. Dale Hull co-founded Neuroworx in June 2004 and now serve as the clinic director and executive director. Neuroworx […]

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Three Ways Water Eases Osteoarthritis [Infographic]

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

According to the CDC, 13.9% of American adults suffer from osteoarthrits, the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis includes a degenerative breakdown of tissues that eventually causes joint pain. Although there is no cure for the disease, there are many ways to relieve the symptoms, including aquatic therapy. The soothing properties of water, combined with the buoyancy […]

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First Water Session for Knee Replacement Patient

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

Rehabilitation after a knee replacement is difficult enough, but can be complicated by comorbidities such as degenerative back problems. For this patient that we filmed a few years ago, her first aquatic therapy session was extremely important for her success due to the surgery and degeneration in her lumbar spine. Cynthia Carter-Koch underwent a knee replacement […]

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6 Ways to Generate a Return on Your Investment

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

The following post has been summarized from the recent article on McKnight’s Marketplace titled, “Creating buzz around a new investment,” written by Rachel McDermott. Rachel McDermott is the director of rehab for Stonehill Franciscan Services.  Any major upgrade to a facility requires a great investment of time and money. Stonehill Franciscan Services in Dubuque, IA […]

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