Research

Falls, A Major Concern For Aging “Baby Boomers”

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Today’s post is brought to you by Patrick Hald, HydroWorx’s Director of Senior Living Business Development, who wanted to share some interesting information about why aquatic therapy is extremely beneficial for the aging community. According to the US Centers for Disease Control one in three Americans aged 65+ fall each year.  The incidence of falls increases with age with 50% of […]

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Facility Spotlight: Utah State University

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Research, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Those who have visited or are familiar with Utah State University are very aware of the beauty this campus holds. Located in Logan, Utah  just 15 minutes away from two mountain ranges, this University is breathtaking. In addition to the landscape, building structure and geographic location, USU, provides “top-notch academics, nationally recognized research, Division I athletics and more than 200 […]

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Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation for Total Knee Replacement

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

Coping with knee pain or knee injuries can be both physically and emotionally exhausting. You may be thinking that ‘the pain will never go away’, or ‘rehab is going to hurt’ or ‘I will never run again’. Well, both those thoughts and the pain can be significantly diminished with warm water therapy. Jump to Sections: […]

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St. George’s Park, a Facility for All

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, In the News, Research, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following post is from The Independent titled, ‘Stay on the ball’, written by Will Dean last month.   The FA’s new national football center at St. George’s Park certainly is receiving a ton a press since its grand opening in October. From a visit from the Prince to professional athletes and now to a […]

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HydroWorx Joins the Foundation for Physical Therapy as a Bronze Partner

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Research, Uncategorized

ALEXANDRIA, VA, (November 19, 2012) – HydroWorx recently joined the Foundation for Physical Therapy’s Partners in Research program as a Bronze Level Partner. The Partners in Research program recognizes corporate donors and sponsorships that support the Foundation’s mission to provide doctoral scholarships, fellowships, and research grants to emerging physical therapist researchers. “We are proud to welcome HydroWorx to the Foundation’s Partners […]

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Study Show ACL Injuries More Common in Men

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Research, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

A Swedish case study was created, tested and evaluated, all which led to very enlightening results. The report counted all the injuries across the Swedish population, not just sport specific injuries, and then were published in the American Journal of Sports medicine. The outcome of this study states, “Men have a greater number of knee ligament injuries than women, […]

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Aquatic Exercise Benefits for Hip Osteoarthritis (Part 1)

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

The following posts(Part 1 and 2) have been adapted from the articles, “Hip Osteoarthritis: Aquatic exercise for healthy living on land” by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, FACSM, RCEP, and Cathy Maloney-Hills, RPT and “Shallow-water Hip energy workouts,” in the July/August issue of The Journal on Active Aging. For hundreds, even millions of people, hip pain […]

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College Athletic Programs beat the Recession

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Research, Sports Stories, Water Treadmill

The following blog post has been adapted from the ESPN online article, “Arms race proves recession-proof” by Brian Bennett. Despite the difficult economy, college sports programs are continuing to build and expand. Numerous athletic programs break ground each year to add the latest amenities and make the highest quality improvement to their facilities and stadiums. […]

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Underwater Treadmill Study Shows Benefits for Fitness

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Research, Road to London - 2012 Olympics, Running, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

With just 46 days left until the 2012 London Summer Olympics, the opportunity to become Olympic medalists for Mo Farah and Galen Rupp has become very real. The training is far from over, if anything it  has quite possibly increased considering the proximity of the Olympics and the goals both runners have set. Rupp and […]

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Squeezing Out Power Differences, Young and Old

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Research, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

The following blog post is an advertorial piece written by Mary E. Sanders, PhD, FACSM & Cathy Maloney-Hills, RPT. Mary E. Sanders, PhD, RCEP, FACSM is a clinical exercise physiologist, Division of Wellness and Weight Management in the School of Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, Director of WaterFit ®/Golden Waves® and advisory board member for […]

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