Rehabilitation Tips

Defining Your Aquatics Referral Sources for Success

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, News Stories, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, underwater Treadmill Resources, 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 Stories, 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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Learn How to Help Pulmonary Rehab Patients With Aquatics

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

Respiratory illnesses including interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and COPD are some of the most common ailments facing Americans. Statistics indicate that as many as 25 million people across the nation suffer from pulmonary problems, and COPD is now listed as the third leading cause of death in the United States. Given these facts, […]

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Tradition Senior Living Celebrates Openings of Physical Therapy Centers

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

We are always excited when we can showcase grand openings of aquatic therapy facilities that will help the public heal, exercise and improve their lives. Tradition Senior Living, a continuing care senior living community based in Dallas, Texas, has expanded their campus offerings to include a vibrant, high-tech physical therapy component. In addition to other […]

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Aquatic Therapy Buoys Cancer Patients’ Spirits, Bodies

| Posted in: News Stories, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Consistent, moderate exercise has been shown to be a critical element for those about to undergo, and those undergoing, cancer treatments. According to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, staying physically active throughout radiation, chemotherapy and surgical procedures helps reduce treatment-related fatigue, increases flexibility and strength, improves movement, and controls weight gain and loss. Request a […]

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Can Aging Adults Engage in Aquatic-Based HIIT? You Bet!

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

HIIT stands for “high intensity interval training”, and it’s a proven way to blast away fat, improve metabolic rates, increase endurance, build speed and much more. Traditionally, HIIT is associated with land-based programs for athletes. But as Jackie Halbin, Living Well Manager, Lakeview Village in Lenexa, Kansas, knows, it has tremendous applicability in the water, […]

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A Jockey’s Journey From Injury to Recovery

| Posted in: News Stories, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill man doing exercises in pool

Riding thoroughbred horses for a living may be an exciting career, but professional jockeys know that behind all the pomp and circumstance, hazards lie in wait. Short-term, long-term and career-ending injuries are always a possibility.  Truly, the statistical data on jockey-related physical trauma is sobering, and perhaps more shocking than one might expect: A three-year […]

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Use Aquatic Therapy to Maximize Results for SLAP Repair Patients

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

Working with patients who have shoulder injuries, and especially those who have been through SLAP (superior labrum anterior and posterior) repair surgery, can be tricky. Patients often worry about pain, tightness and re-injury during land-based physical therapy sessions, leading them to perform less intensely… and ultimately take longer to achieve their post-op goals. This is […]

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Pool workouts assist in Pro Football ACL recovery

| Posted in: News Stories, Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “After a season lost to injury, Kevin White and Kelvin Benjamin return on a mission,” by Ben Baskin of Sports Illustrated published August 8, 2016. Football season is here and fans everywhere are cheering for their favorite players. It’s hard seeing a player get injured, […]

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Innovative Ways Of Incorporating Aquatic Therapy Into Functional Rehab

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

Protocols For Various Rehabilitation Progressions The Jacksonville Jaguars and their associate athletic trainer, Rod Scott, have a HydroWorx 2000 Series and 1200 Series pool, both featuring a fully adjustable pool floor. This feature has become a very critical component of the rehabilitation protocols because it allows Scott and his staff to treat athletes of varying […]

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