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Facility Spotlight: VTFC Is Improving Patient Outlook with Aquatic Therapy

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We recently sat down with Casey Edwards, DPT from Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center (VTFC), and learned more about their business and how they use aquatic therapy in their HydroWorx 350. VTFC is a subsidiary of Virginia Spine Institute, and while it seems natural that they receive many of their referrals through Virginia Spine Institute, […]

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Benefits of Aquatics on Heart Health

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Heart disease emerged as the leading cause of death globally in the mid-1900s. Today, many nations are cutting this mortality rate through public health education. Most people now know the basics—smoking, physical inactivity, obesity and unhealthy diets harm their heart. At least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke can be avoided. Heart disease is the leading […]

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7 Benefits of Co-Treating in an Aquatic Setting

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Therapy in a rehabilitation setting is often comprised of a team consisting of physical, occupational and speech therapists. The purpose of these disciplines and rehabilitation teams is to provide care to individuals whose lives have been affected by disease, injury, or disability, or have found themselves having physical challenges with daily life. These therapists help individuals […]

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Encouraging Rehabilitation for Cardiac Patients

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According to HHS.gov, cardiac rehabilitation in an aquatic environment can have numerous benefits. In a recent post, we talked about how to use aquatic therapy for cardiac rehabilitation as well as many of the other benefits aquatic therapy provides for patients and clients. As with most therapy programs, the earlier you can get a patient […]

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Keeping Athletes Safe in the Summer Heat

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As we have moved into August and are facing the fact that fall is quickly approaching, the remaining summer heat and humidity can still present challenges. These challenges, such as heat stroke, are especially apparent as athletes continue to develop and push their limits while preparing for their seasons. Training camps, practices and outdoor games have […]

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6 Benefits of Using Aquatics for Juvenile Arthritis Treatment

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Summer is full of great opportunities for children to take a break from school and venture outdoors to explore and play. The warm weather and inviting sunshine are all kids need to get active and dirty. However, this can be challenging for the nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the US that are living with […]

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Awaiting Elective Surgery: 10 Things You Can Do In Preparation

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COVID-19 delayed multiple non-essential surgeries causing many to wonder what they can do to minimize their pain and stay healthy until they can schedule their surgeries. 10 Things To Do While Awaiting Surgery

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Manage Chronic Pain Prior to Surgery With Hydrotherapy

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Nearly 83.5% of all elective orthopedic procedures performed in the US have been delayed, postponed, or canceled since the outbreak of COVID-19. Limited hospital beds, equipment and staffing combined with a focus on decreasing transmission were immediate concerns that caused a great shift in medical priorities over the last year. Unfortunately, non-essential procedures account for […]

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4 Strategies for a Successful Wellness Program

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Aquatic therapy is usually the catalyst for the implementation of a HydroWorx system, but several of our customers have also seen success from adding wellness or maintenance programs due to popular demand from their patients. These facilities found that their patients love the water and want to continue using the pool even after their physical […]

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Facility Spotlight: Classic Rehabilitation

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We are excited to shine our facility spotlight on Classic Rehabilitation, Inc  in Arlington, TX, Grand Prairie, TX, and Bedford, TX. Classic Rehabilitation is a long-term customer of  HydroWorx.  Their Aquatic Therapy Program  treats various patients at multiple locations. They installed a HydroWorx 500 series pool at their Grand Prairie,TX location in 2006, and installed a HydroWorx 750i […]

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