Rehabilitation Tips

Season Cut Short by ACL Injury: Why Water Rehab Worx

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

ACL injury is the most common major knee injury that occurs in football. Typically, the injury is non-contact and caused by cutting; the athlete is running, plants the foot to change direction and the knee buckles. These injuries generally require surgery to allow the athlete to return to sport. This is what occurred to the […]

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The Importance of Marketing: Create Your Strategic Game Plan

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Tips to Market Your New Modality” by Kimmer O’Neill, DOR/MOTR at Port Charlotte Rehab Center on McKnight’s. In order to launch an aquatic program in a clinic or senior living facility, marketing is a key piece of success. It does not require a marketing degree […]

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The Combine: Aquatic Training & Conditioning for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Countless hours have been spent over the past months preparing for this one week, this one chance to impress the NFL teams in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. Millions of people will tune into the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. Viewers will watch football players of great strength, perseverance, speed and skill compete in what will be […]

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From Accident Victim to a Determined Community Champion

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

The blink of an eye. That’s all the time it takes to drastically change someone’s life. Perchone Stepps discovered that in May 2002. You may have heard of Stepps more than a decade ago. Born in the country’s heartland, he had risen to interim-head coach of the storied St. John’s University basketball team. As the […]

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Demo The HydroWorx 300 at CSM 2017

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

We are excited to be heading to San Antonio for the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) of the APTA in two weeks! We will debut our latest product, the HydroWorx 300 in booth #1301 this year. This free-standing aquatic therapy modality, great for existing spaces, provides numerous benefits, including increasing client referrals, improving patient outcomes and differentiating your clinic, all at […]

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Insights Into the Development of a New Aquatic Therapy Program

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

It’s not often that we have the opportunity to get an insider’s view into the development of a new aquatic therapy program before it even begins. That’s what makes the story of Trinity Terrace in Fort Worth, Texas, so captivating. Laura Piland, PT, Assistant Director of Therapy at Trinity Terrace, was happy to give us […]

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Lower Extremity Rehab Protocols for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

Lower extremity injuries in athletes can include anything from a torn ACL to shin splints to a tibial fracture. The diagnosis and path to recovery can vary greatly depending on the severity of the injury, surgeries required and desired outcome. For athletes, the desired outcome is typically a return to play as quickly and safely […]

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From Snowy First Impression to Vital Patient Tool

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

When Russ Chrischilles, physical therapy assistant at Buena Vista Regional Med Center in Storm Lake, Iowa, first laid eyes on his facility’s new HydroWorx product it looked a little strange. The pool was sitting outside, covered in snow, just waiting to be installed during Buena Vista’s renovation project to grow their physical therapy offerings. This […]

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Defining Your Aquatics Referral Sources for Success

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Every physical therapy clinic owner understands that referrals are essential for a thriving aquatics program. Knowing this isn’t enough to encourage referrers to send patients your way. Instead, it takes forethought and planning to make it simple, convenient and rewarding for referral sources to put their trust – and their clients’ outcomes – in your […]

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Get an Inside Look at Using Hydrotherapy in a Competitive Marketplace

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

Many physical therapy clinics gain a huge advantage when they introduce hydrotherapy with advanced equipment in their area. This gives them a competitive advantage, allowing them to carve out a niche market before other entities can set up their own aquatics options. What happens, though, when you’re faced with a marketplace that’s already offering aquatic […]

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