Rehabilitation Tips

How Soon is Too Soon? The Best Time Frame for Beginning Aquatic Rehabilitation

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

Getting athletes or patients into the water as soon as possible is an integral part of providing an enhanced and speedy recovery. The earlier the individual can begin their rehabilitation, the sooner they are able to return to what they need and love to do. The ability to get an injury or repaired joint moving […]

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Visit with HydroWorx at the College Athletic Trainers’ Society’s Conference!

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

HydroWorx is on the move this spring and the next stop is Las Vegas for the annual College Athletic Trainers Society’s conference held May 15-17, 2014! The College Athletic Trainers’ Society offers a variety of opportunities for athletic trainers, physicians and non-members to learn and network with the best in collegiate sports medicine, and including this annual meeting. As a proud […]

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Young Athlete Returns to Play with Aquatic Therapy

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

Lauren, a young talented athlete, suffered from a severe fracture of her left tibia and fibula. All athlete,s and especially children want to get back to running around as quickly as possible. After all, as a kid, isn’t that what you’re supposed to do? Lauren was a talented soccer and field hockey player. In the […]

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Aquatic Therapy Proved Effective for Recovering US Army Soldier

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

The types of patients who can benefit from the healing power of water and aquatic exercise are unlimited. Patients and athletes that have and can utilize a pool for rehabilitation range from young children to professional athletes to aging adults and everything in between. In one particular case, water therapy played an important role in […]

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Behind the Scenes Look of Combine Training at EXOS

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

Athletes are always looking for ways to get to that next level, to recover faster and perform better 100% of the time. This holds true for football draft prospects, Jadeveon Clowney, Eric Ebron, and Aaron Murray. These three athletes, who train out of EXOS (formerly Athlete’s Performance), were featured in a new Gillette Deodorant web series highlighting […]

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3 Guidelines for Introducing Aquatics to Your Geriatric Patients

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article published in the February 2014 issue of Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine, “Tangible Outcomes, Intangible Results,” by Nick Drey, MS. Nick Drey is the Wellness Director at Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community in Clive, IA, which is also home to a […]

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5 Strategies for Creating a Competitive Advantage for Your Clinic

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

There are most likely at least a few physical therapy clinics in your  area, which means you are always working to gain a competitive advantage. In today’s changing healthcare environment and with an onset of baby boomers needing the majority of rehabilitation, the stakes are even higher. Baby boomers are not like the generation before […]

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From ACL Reconstruction to League MVP: A Story of Rehabilitation Success.

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

For any athlete that has been injured, it is a dream to come back from that devastating injury and have a successful season. For Adrian Peterson, his recovery was a fairy tale. After  Peterson tore his ACL at the end of the 2011 season, people began to wonder if he would ever be the same […]

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4 Phases of Aquatic Rehabilitation for Return to Play

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Water Therapy

With March Madness approaching and teams gearing up to fight till the end, keep your players healthy and fresh with aquatic therapy! For sports, aquatic rehabilitation can be used in many different ways. At the University of Virginia, it is often used as a “transition phase” for their athletes. For the UVA women’s basketball team, […]

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Aquatic Therapy Grabs the Spotlight in NC

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

Have you ever wondered if your rehabilitation path determines the results you have?  Countless patients have found that utilizing aquatic therapy during rehabilitation positively impacts their outcomes. Joan Burlingham, a patient at OrthoCarolina, understands this well after she had her right knee replaced back in October. She quickly found out that  her therapy wouldn’t be […]

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