Sports Medicine

The Combine: Aquatic Training & Conditioning for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Countless hours have been spent over the past months preparing for this one week, this one chance to impress the NFL teams in Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. Millions of people will tune into the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. Viewers will watch football players of great strength, perseverance, speed and skill compete in what will be […]

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Lower Extremity Rehab Protocols for Athletes

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

Lower extremity injuries in athletes can include anything from a torn ACL to shin splints to a tibial fracture. The diagnosis and path to recovery can vary greatly depending on the severity of the injury, surgeries required and desired outcome. For athletes, the desired outcome is typically a return to play as quickly and safely […]

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Use Aquatic Therapy to Maximize Results for SLAP Repair Patients

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

Working with patients who have shoulder injuries, and especially those who have been through SLAP (superior labrum anterior and posterior) repair surgery, can be tricky. Patients often worry about pain, tightness and re-injury during land-based physical therapy sessions, leading them to perform less intensely… and ultimately take longer to achieve their post-op goals. This is […]

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Baseball’s Best: Customer vs. Customer!

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

Every baseball fan is glued to the TV set (or sitting happily in a stadium!) to see both the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians in the long overdue bid for the title of World Series champion. What you might not realize is that behind the scenes, both teams have dueling “secret weapons”: HydroWorx therapy pools and plunge pools! […]

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Pool workouts assist in Pro Football ACL recovery

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “After a season lost to injury, Kevin White and Kelvin Benjamin return on a mission,” by Ben Baskin of Sports Illustrated published August 8, 2016. Football season is here and fans everywhere are cheering for their favorite players. It’s hard seeing a player get injured, […]

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Men’s Field Hockey Hamstring Strain Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

The Canadian Men’s Field Hockey Team (Red Caribou) was looking for a comeback this year after missing previous games. Despite dealing with massive funding cuts, the team persevered and made their run. They trained with Nick Held at Fortius Sport and Health Centre in Vancouver, BC and spent some time doing conditioning and recovery work in the […]

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Research Shows Underwater Treadmill Running Provides Option to Maintain or Improve Fitness Levels

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Research, Running, Sports Medicine Person smiling and running in HydroWorx Pool

One of the biggest challenges when an athlete is injured is to maintain fitness levels so that when the athlete is cleared to play they aren’t starting from square one to get back into game shape. A research study entitled “Metabolic-Cost Comparison Between Submaximal Land and Aquatic Treadmill Exercise” from the University of Iowa shows that underwater treadmill […]

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HydroWorx Preps Men’s Field Hockey Players

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, 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, underwater treadmill, 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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NATA 2016: Three Ways to Win Big

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

ONE TOOL. FOUR EFFECTIVE USES. REHAB | RECOVERY | TRAINING | INJURY PREVENTION We are excited to be heading to Baltimore, MD this year for NATA 2016 and we have some exciting things planned in booth #6023. For the first time ever, we will be debuting the NEW HydroWorx 350 at NATA. The construction-free underwater treadmill system is […]

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