Rehabilitation Tips

HydroWorx Preps Men’s Field Hockey Players

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

After three weeks of tough training in preparation for the most competitive August of their lives, the Canadian Men’s National Field Hockey Team needed a week of active recovery. To get the most out of their time before ratcheting up the intensity again, they headed to Burnaby, BC. There, Nick Held, the Director of Hydrotherapy […]

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Warrior Rehabilitation Webinar On-Demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Running, Sports Medicine Resources, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Webinars

Recently, we hosted a webinar titled, “Using Aquatics for Warrior Rehabilitation.” In this webinar, Cory Keirn, DPT, OCS, CSCS, head physical therapist for aquatics at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, FL, presented about the various ways that he uses aquatic therapy to treat the military veterans in his care. In this webinar, Cory discussed the […]

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On-Demand Webinar Gives Insight on Innovative Co-Treatment of Rett Syndrome in an Aquatic Environment

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

Innovation is truly the key when it comes to working with patients who have unique conditions, including Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome is an often-misdiagnosed neurological disorder that mostly affects girls and causes a number of increasingly-challenging symptoms, including a period of developmental delay that usually starts at between 6-18 months of age. One group of […]

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Early Post-Op Aquatic Therapy Can Be Key to Avoiding Psychological Barriers to Recovery

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

Every physical therapist will admit that there is a psychological component to patient success when it comes to returning to activity after surgery. Patients with a positive outlook and experience will exhibit more willingness to push themselves than those who have a pessimistic approach to physical and occupational therapy. One of the main barriers to […]

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Physical Therapy Referrals – Turn Today’s Dreams Into Tomorrow’s Successes

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

Just like any service industry, physical therapy is based on developing and maximizing relationships. Physical therapists have a passion for improving the lives of others. We have seen it time and again: the light on a physical therapist’s face when they talk about the amazing things their patients are now able to do after some time spent […]

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Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy Webinar On-Demand

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

On January 28, 2016, we hosted the webinar, “Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy.” Dan Siedler, PT, MS, Executive Director of WSPT located in Bronx, NY, presented about the versatility of aquatic therapy, specifically related to how he utilizes it at his clinic in New York. WSPT sees a variety of patient types from high level athletes […]

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Spring Training Means Plenty of HydroWorx Therapy Pool Use!

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater Treadmill Resources

Whether famed groundhog and would-be meteorologist Punxsutawney Phil was correct or not, spring is around the corner, and that means baseball season isn’t far away! There are tons of ways that professional baseball teams prepare for spring training, including by getting their HydroWorx therapy pools ready for use. In fact, you may not realize it, but […]

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Hydrotherapy for Pro Athletes After ACL Reconstruction Webinar On-Demand

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

On January 14, 2016, we hosted a webinar titled, “The Use of Hydrotherapy in the Rehabilitation of Professional Athletes Post-ACL Reconstruction.” In this webinar, Ryan Bitzel, MPT, Rehabilitation Coordinator for the San Diego Padres, located in San Diego, CA with a spring training facility in Peoria, AZ, presented on his aquatic therapy strategies used during ACL reconstruction for professional athletes, specifically baseball […]

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Announcing the Winner of the 2016 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award

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

This week concluded the voting for the 2016 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award and we are excited to announce this year’s winners. For those who may not be familiar with this award, it has been created to recognize clinicians who achieve exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. The four nominees this […]

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Meet the First Nominee for the 2016 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award

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

During the next few weeks of open voting, we will be sharing the expanded story of each nominee of the 2016 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award. The nominees are being introduced in alphabetical order. Our first nominee is: IU Health La Porte Hospital for the Life-Altering Rehabilitation of a 67-year-old Patient What clinicians do for their clients can go far beyond the rehabilitation setting, […]

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