Sports Medicine

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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Manchester City FC Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Case Study

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

Ankle fractures with dislocations are complicated and range dramatically in severity. One player for the Manchester City FC Under 18 Academy suffered an ankle fracture with dislocation and had surgery one week later. His injuries included a complete rupture of the syndesmosis and deltoid ligament and a Weber C fracture of the fibula. Download the full case study here>> […]

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5 Cool Facts to Keep in Mind While Watching the NHL Playoffs

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

Hockey fans, we are down the final four teams! Every player is keenly aware that his moves on the ice could make or break his chances to hoist the Stanley Cup high into the air. As you settle in with your beverage of choice and watch the countdown to the ultimate winner of the 2016 […]

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Spring Training Means Plenty of HydroWorx Therapy Pool Use!

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill

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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Tips for Designing a New Facility Featuring Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine

Adding hydrotherapy to your facility can seem like quite an undertaking with several factors to consider. Having gone through the process himself, Randy Cohen, University of Arizona Athletic Trainer and Associate Director of Athletics, recently shared some practical tips for effective hydrotherapy pool room design. Randy Cohen was gracious enough to show off their well-equipped hydrotherapy-related rooms in this video. During […]

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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, 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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