Rehabilitation Tips

Get Creative! If It’s Effective On Land, You’ll Get Results In Water!

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

In a recent webinar, “Innovative Techniques for Multidisciplinary Aquatic Therapy,” Debi Tyler, OTR/L, Director of Rehabilitation at Cedar Village Retirement Community located in Mason, Ohio, discussed innovative ways to combine treatment objectives of occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy in the water. With 30 years of experience, she noticed that patients often need the […]

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Use Aquatics for Each Stage of ACL Rehabilitation

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

Rehabbing ACL tears can be a challenge for many reasons and for both the athlete and the athletic trainer. Athletic trainers want nothing more than to help their patients heal and get healthy, but athletes often experience pain and discomfort daily from the ACL tear due to soreness and swelling. Despite the dread of beginning […]

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Your Questions on Aquatic Therapy Answered by Private Practice Clinician

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

Recently, HydroWorx hosted a live informal Q&A session on the topic of using aquatic therapy in a physical therapy clinic setting. Host, Mike Foster, PTA, Regional Clinical Manager at Peak Performance Physical Therapy located in New York, shared his experiences with aquatic therapy, offered at two clinic locations with the HydroWorx 300 and 500 Series. 28 years […]

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Aquatic Environments for Neurological Patients

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent presentation, “Aquatic Therapy for Individuals with Neurological Disorders” at APTA-CSM 2017 by Yasser Salem, PT, PhD, MS, NCS, PSC with the University of North Texas Health Science Center and Ellen M. Godwin PT, PhD, PCS with Long Island University. There were a handful of beneficial […]

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Facility Spotlight: Intermountain Healthcare, Odgen, UT

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

In February, we had the pleasure of visiting McKay-Dee Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare in Ogden, Utah. This is a group that truly loves aquatics! They have wonderful success stories to prove that high-tech aquatic therapy really does uplift the spirits of patients and benefits their quality of life. Keith Cook, PT at Intermountain Healthcare, shared with us, […]

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The Value of Aquatics for Gait and Balance Sessions

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent presentation, “Addressing Gait and Balance Impairments in the Pool” at APTA-CSM 2017 by Emily Dunlap, PT at Central Texas Rehabilitation, Austin, TX. At the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) in February, Emily Dunlap, PT, presented a promising topic, “Addressing Gait and Balance Impairments in […]

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Aquatic Therapy Provides Hope for Obese Patients

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

Although obesity is becoming an epidemic in America, many people do not look to aquatic therapy as their first option for weight loss and getting healthy. A recent statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that more than one-third (36.5%) of American adults are considered obese. People who are overweight may […]

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Use Warm Water to Keep Players Healthy: Opening Day of Baseball

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

It’s time to play ball! The 2017 Major League Baseball regular season has arrived with three games yesterday, 13 more Opening Day games today and a calendar that includes the debut of a brand-new ballpark in Atlanta. Opening week is filled with intrigue and drama as teams begin the season. One of the games yesterday took […]

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Use Aquatic Therapy to Manage Chronic Pain

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

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, chronic pain affects 100 million American adults, more than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined. An even more staggering statistic states that 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain. Many of these individuals wake up each day with persistent pain that can often be crippling due to pain […]

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Studies Show Aquatic Therapy Benefits Post-Menopausal & Osteoarthritis Patients

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Aquatic Therapy Could Have Lasting Positive Effects Among Postmenopausal Women” by researchers from the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland on PT Products. Menopause can cause many changes in women’s bodies at a certain age. Symptoms such as […]

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