Sports Medicine

Introducing the NEW HydroWorx 350

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

If you’ve been keeping up with HydroWorx news in the past 6 months, you may have noticed that we recently introduced the HydroWorx 300, making water therapy and performance now available to any facility. The 35″ x 80″ unit easily fits through a 36″ door and can be installed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for physical […]

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Groin Injury Case Study

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

Groin injuries range in type and severity, often in the form of a strain or pull. In this case study, the athlete initially noticed groin pain during cutting drills while attending The Ohio State University football camp. The pain continued and eventually became so severe that he had limited ability to practice or play. After multiple doctor visits […]

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Achilles Tendon Webinar On-Demand

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

On September 24, 2015, Katherine Lorens, from University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT, presented a webinar about the post-operative rehab of a Division I gymnast who suffered a torn achilles tendon. The rehab took place in their HydroWorx 2000 Series pool. Katherine shared details and videos of the protocols used during the rehabilitation and the results of their efforts. The […]

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Post-Op Rehab of a Division I Swimmer Webinar is now On-Demand

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

On September 3, 2015, Collin Francis, from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, presented a webinar about the functional post-operative rehab of a Division I swimmer. The rehab took place in a HydroWorx 1200 Series poo while Collin was at Clemson University in Clemson, SC. Collin shared details and video of the protocols used during the rehabilitation and the results of […]

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HydroWorx Bubble Busters: Challenging Misconceptions with Aquatics

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

At HydroWorx, we’re all about breaking through the myths that permeate the aquatic therapy industry.  With our first Bubble Busters post, we blew away the idea that therapy pools are only useful for working patients’ lower extremities.  Today, we’ll tackle three other common aquatics misconceptions with the help of Lance Walker, Global Director of Performance […]

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Introducing the New HydroWorx 300: Water Therapy & Performance, Now Available for Anywhere!

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

During the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 66th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo in St. Louis, MO, we were proud to unveil our new product for the very first time- the HydroWorx 300. This new product features an ultra-high-tech underwater treadmill enclosed in a transparent tempered-glass case which fills with water in less than three minutes. The new […]

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The 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award winner is…

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

Last week during the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s 66th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo, the recipient of the 3rd Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED) was named. This award was created to recognize athletic trainers who achieve exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. In addition to announcing the winner of this award, […]

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Research Compares Lactate Threshold on Land vs Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Research, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill

Recent research from the Utah State University has focused on identifying whether the intensity where lactate threshold occurs is similar in water vs. land treadmill exercise. The study, “Land Versus Water Treadmill Running: Lactate Threshold,” performed by Ron Garner, Dale Wagner, Eadric Bressel, and Dennis G. Dolny, was designed to identify if the lactic acid that […]

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Introducing the Third Nominee for the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award

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

It can be easy to overlook how intensely college-level gymnasts must train.  Day in, day out, they push their bodies to the limit, sometimes with unwanted results.  At the University of Utah, one young gymnast discovered just how important the proper type of advanced rehab methodologies can be when injuries strike.  In January of 2014, […]

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Introducing the Second Nominee for the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award

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

“You have a left leg closed fracture, shaft fracture and compartment syndrome.”  It’s the news no football player wants to hear, especially a freshman lineman.  Yet those were the unfortunate results after an 18-year-old University of Tennessee first-year student was involved in a very serious motor vehicle accident.  Perhaps worst of all for the athlete […]

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