Sports Medicine

Webinar Recap: Sports Medicine Center

| Posted in: Pediatric, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Earlier this year, Kayla Greiner, PT, DPT, OCS and Jason Yoder, PT, DPT, Operations Manager (Sports Medicine Center at Children’s Mercy Kansas City), presented a webinar about developing an aquatic therapy program within a sports medicine setting. Kayla has been working in outpatient sports medicine and pediatrics for 10 years and specializes in the management […]

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A Salute to the Unsung Heroes of Athletics

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Ryan’s worked with the team’s third baseman for months following an Achilles repair. He’s seen him progress from weeks of no ambulation to walking in the pool, then running; from walking on land, then hitting and running bases. Now Ryan watches on a monitor from the training room as his athlete enters the stadium for […]

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Aquatics’ Role in Basketball Rehab

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

What comes to your mind as you think about March? It probably depends on your age, geographical location, and love level for the game of basketball. What started in 1939 with eight men’s basketball teams has now grown into a massive field of 68 for the ‘big dance.” Fan interest in this championship tournament grew […]

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Creighton University: The Value of Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska is attended by about 9,000 students and known for its stellar alumni network, a 16-year streak as US News and World Report’s “Number 1 Midwestern University” ranking, and Doug McDermott (pro basketball player and NCAA leading scorer in 2014-15). It has a long-standing tradition of excellence and distinction, both academically […]

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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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