Sports Medicine

The University of South Dakota’s Ground-Breaking Hydrotherapy Program

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

Vermillion, South Dakota lies atop a bluff in the far corner of the state where Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota converge. It’s known for friendliness, its rich Native-American history, and as the home of the University of South Dakota (Go Coyotes!). WE know it best for its collegiate hydrotherapy program. The leaders of this emerging […]

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Minnesota Wild and Saint Paul’s Innovative Use of Space

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Innovation in athletic training, design and municipal use. That’s what we see as we take a look at the brand-new practice facility for the Minnesota Wild in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In the spring of 2017, the Saint Paul Port Authority and partners broke ground to renovate a former Macy’s department store into a six-level commercial […]

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Webinar Recap: Non-Surgical Hip Labrum Repair

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars healthy athletes webinar

We recently hosted a webinar on non-operative hip labrum repair presented by Murphy Grant from University of Kansas. Murphy, who uses water heavily for his athletes, offers a presentation packed full of exercise ideas and videos. Watch the webinar now>> Murphy states that hip pain is not uncommon, nor is it a new injury, but […]

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Life After Joint Replacement for High Performance Athletes

| Posted in: Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

Athletes dedicated to consistent improvement are destined to eventually wage a war against aging. To be sure, Mother Nature can throw even Olympians and professional stars curveballs.  Fortunately, medical advancements such as total knee and total hip replacements often allow recreational and elite performers to continue their pursuits. However, the key to coming back lies […]

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PEDIATRIC SPORTS MEDICINE AND PRO SOCCER MERGE ON THE PLAINS

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

When Children’s Mercy Kansas City formed a partnership with Sporting Kansas City and U.S. Soccer and announced they would build the new Sports Medicine Center at Village West, they committed to not one, but two HydroWorx pools systems with underwater treadmills. Children’s Mercy, known for its 120-year history and nationally-ranked pediatric specialty care, is no […]

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Aquatics for Track & Field

| Posted in: Athletic Training, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

As with many sports, aquatic therapy and its prowess as a game-changing modality has influenced world-class track & field athletes. Underwater treadmill training is trusted across running circles from professional running teams, such as the Oregon Project, to college track and field teams, like Liberty University, to recreational runners needing a low-impact alternative to high […]

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Aquatic Therapy’s Impact on Recovery, Movement and Rest

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

We often notice trends as they relate to the industries we serve, including rehab, senior care, fitness, and athletic training. Lately we’ve seen a trend toward the discussion of movement vs. rest as the most beneficial for recovery. What is recovery? First, let’s define “recovery.” Many people still think recovery means sitting around on the […]

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Facility Spotlight: TRIA Orthopedic Center

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

We love to highlight our partners showcasing new aquatic therapy business models, techniques or innovative programming. Having just begun their new aquatic program with a HydroWorx 3500 Series in September 2017, TRIA Orthopedic Center in Woodbury, MN is already gaining notice for their new aquatic modality and its complement to TRIA’s other pioneering services, such as […]

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Minnesota Vikings Contrast and Regeneration Therapy using NEW Custom Plunge Pools

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine

An athlete’s ability to train is only as good as his or her ability to recover from that training. In this article, we’ll take a look at what one of the country’s top sports performance centers is doing with contrast and regeneration therapy to maximize athlete recovery. Peek into the Minnesota Vikings’ recently upgraded facility, […]

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Webinar Recap: Biomechanical Alterations in the Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Recently, HydroWorx sponsored a webinar presented by Nick Held, M.Hk, CSCS, Research and Development Manager at Hydrathletics located in Kingston, ON. In this webinar, he focused on the biomechanical alterations during running while immersed in water compared to land-based running. Watch the full webinar on-demand now>> Nick has extensive experience with aquatic therapy and has done a […]

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