Rehabilitation Tips

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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Foot and Ankle Injuries Webinar is Now On-Demand

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

On November 24, 2015, we hosted a webinar titled, “Progression of Foot and Ankle Injury Rehabilitation Using Aquatic Therapy.” In this webinar, Cheryl Bennett, PTA, CGT, Aquatic Therapist at University Physical Therapy, part of the nationally recognized OrthoCarolina orthopedic practice, located in Charlotte, NC presented on the topic of treating foot and ankle injuries during early stage rehab as […]

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A Year in Review: Top 5 Most Popular Blog Posts

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Treadmill, Webinars

One thing we enjoy is being able to provide blog posts to educate and entertain our readers. It is always enlightening to discover which blog posts seem to be the most popular at the end of the year because it helps us understand what our readers are interested in. Based on our viewing stats from the past […]

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HydroWorx and Hockey: A Pain- Free Way to Keep Players on the Ice

| Posted in: Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill Person running in HydroWorx pool

Hockey season is now in full swing, and that means two things: hockey players are playing hard and getting injured during the course of play. These injuries can keep them off the ice for minutes, to weeks depending on the severity of the injury. HydroWorx technology has the ability to help many athletes get back to […]

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Free Tip Sheet Download: Why Plunge Pools Work for Recovery & Regeneration

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

Recovery has sometimes been viewed as simply a matter of time: taking time off from training to wait for muscles and joints to loosen up and relax. Cold hydrotherapy is often used in passive recovery techniques but active recovery methods can have impressive benefits. Finding ways to recover faster between training sessions has become the new […]

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New Webinar: Progression of Foot and Ankle Injury Rehabilitation Using Aquatic Therapy

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

Foot and ankle injuries are often seen in athletes and active adults, but can occur in anyone. Because the feet and ankles take the brunt of impact for the body, these injuries often require a strategic recovery plan from non weight-bearing to full weight-bearing. Join us on Tuesday, November 24 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST for the […]

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Using Aquatic Therapy to Overcome Rehab Plateau: ACL, MCL, Meniscus Tear Case Study

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

It was 8 weeks post-op for the volleyball player who had endured an ACL, MCL and Meniscus Tear on her right knee during a volleyball tournament. While she had been receiving land physical therapy since the first day after surgery at Dr. Daniel C. Eby Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, she had hit a plateau in her rehab and was […]

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