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Positive Effects of Water Therapy on PTSD

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On this veterans day, we want to take some time to thank the men and women who have served our country and pay our respects to the ones who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. We know that so many veterans suffer from varying levels of PTSD and we want you to know that […]

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Aquatic Therapy Benefits for Active Aging Seniors

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Aquatic therapy is one form of treatment we see physical therapists embracing and adapting to their patient’s plan of care with great outcomes and satisfaction.  Aquatic therapy offers a unique opportunity to place therapy patients in a safe, comfortable environment that challenges patients while minimizing their pain, soreness, and swelling.  Although aquatic therapy has been […]

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Webinar Recap: Utilizing Aquatic Therapy for Bankart Rehabilitation

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As part of the Spring Sports Medicine CEU program, Jeremy Braziel (Athletic Trainer at the Shoulder Center of Arkansas) presented on utilizing aquatic therapy for treating patients who are recovering from shoulder injuries. Jeremy shared information on the management of labral injuries, the benefits of the aquatic environment, specific aquatic exercises for shoulder injuries and […]

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Research Shows Effects of Aquatic Walking For Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

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According to the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common condition and circulatory problem which causes the arteries to become narrowed and stiffened due to an accumulation of plaque in the arteries. This accumulation of plaque or fatty deposits causes a reduction in blood flow which results in the […]

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Research Shows Effects of Underwater Treadmill Training on Chronic Stroke Patients

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The effects of aquatic therapy on stroke patients is significant because it has been found that they typically experience impaired walking ability because of decreased balance. This decrease in balance can lead to falls, which decreases mobility, increases fear of falling and affects their ability to return to activities of daily living. Finding ways to […]

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Aquatic Wellness for the New Year

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The new year is well underway and many of you and/or your clients have created fitness goals. While everyone’s goals are different, aquatic exercise can provide a boost for many fitness goals. For example, if the goal is simply to get in more steps, but movement is difficult because of dealing with chronic pain, warm […]

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Facility Spotlight: Impressive Results for Spine and Joint Associates

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Most healthcare facilities care about helping their patients improve. Many will even invest in new programming or equipment if they believe it will help drive results for patients. Spine and Joint Associates in Mishawaka, IN is no exception. In fact, their impressive facility offers many modalities in order to provide optimal service to their clients. […]

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Spinal CSF Leak Finds New Life in the Water

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Two-to-three times a week Connie Deline, MD, prepares her workout clothes for an early morning jog. But instead of running shoes and windbreaker, Connie reaches for her aqua shoes and swimsuit. Over a decade s ago, Connie, who’d never really been sick, experienced an excruciating headache. Within 30 minutes she was flat on the ground, […]

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BUY ME SOME PEANUTS AND CRACKERJACKS

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Even the best athletes in the world say hitting a breaking ball is among the top feats in sports. Its players are diverse; it’s hard, symmetrical, logical and dramatic. It’s baseball! And the season has officially begun.  For the next seven months we’ll watch highlights of the boys of summer duking it out on the […]

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Underwater Treadmill Running: Renewing Resolutions

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If you or your clients have made it this far in your New Year’s Resolutions or if you’re starting to lose steam, it might be a good time to think about warm water running as another option in your fitness routine. This time of year is a good opportunity to briefly review this concise and […]

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