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The Benefits of Aquatic Circuit Training for Athletes

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

Water is not just for rehab. It is also a viable option for plyometric strength training for athletes. Aquatic therapy is as effective as traditional, land-based weight training, and it opens athletes up to a variety of new exercises to enhance their performance. Water provides resistance and allows athletes to work different muscle groups by improving overall flexibility and strength. A […]

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Aquatic Prehab Exceeds Expectations for Saint Alphonsus Patient

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Prehab is one of the biggest emerging trends in the field of physical therapy and healthcare. Boiled down, it’s the science of getting patients physically ready to not only handle a surgical procedure, but to prepare them for better post-surgery rehabilitation outcomes. The thought process behind “prehabbing” four to six weeks prior to surgery is […]

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Philadelphia Flyers Longest Winning Streak Since 1985

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The Philadelphia Flyers are on their longest winning streak in over two decades. The recent wins over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday, December 14 and the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday, December 11 have extended the Flyers’ winning streak to 10. The last time the Flyers won 10 games in a row: Gas was $1.09 a gallon […]

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Tradition Senior Living Celebrates Openings of Physical Therapy Centers

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We are always excited when we can showcase grand openings of aquatic therapy facilities that will help the public heal, exercise and improve their lives. Tradition Senior Living, a continuing care senior living community based in Dallas, Texas, has expanded their campus offerings to include a vibrant, high-tech physical therapy component. In addition to other […]

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Aquatic Therapy Buoys Cancer Patients’ Spirits, Bodies

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Consistent, moderate exercise has been shown to be a critical element for those about to undergo, and those undergoing, cancer treatments. According to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, staying physically active throughout radiation, chemotherapy and surgical procedures helps reduce treatment-related fatigue, increases flexibility and strength, improves movement, and controls weight gain and loss. Liz McDonald, […]

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Big Ten Customer Spotlight: Ohio State vs. Michigan

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Ah, rivalry week. As exciting as the rest of the regular season is, there is something about this final week before conference championship games that really sets college football apart. There may not be much separating some of the top Big Ten teams, but the pecking order is finally set as the 2016 regular season draws to […]

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We Are Thankful

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As we near Thanksgiving, we want to take a minute to mention a few things we are thankful for this holiday. The Power of Water. We are continually inspired by the stories of perseverance, strength and healing that occur when people are empowered to become better versions of themselves with water. It provides hope for those […]

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Can Aging Adults Engage in Aquatic-Based HIIT? You Bet!

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HIIT stands for “high intensity interval training”, and it’s a proven way to blast away fat, improve metabolic rates, increase endurance, build speed and much more. Traditionally, HIIT is associated with land-based programs for athletes. But as Jackie Halbin, Living Well Manager, Lakeview Village in Lenexa, Kansas, knows, it has tremendous applicability in the water, […]

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A Jockey’s Journey From Injury to Recovery

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Riding thoroughbred horses for a living may be an exciting career, but professional jockeys know that behind all the pomp and circumstance, hazards lie in wait. Short-term, long-term and career-ending injuries are always a possibility.  Truly, the statistical data on jockey-related physical trauma is sobering, and perhaps more shocking than one might expect: A three-year […]

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Victorious Cubs’ Clubhouse Remodel Includes Aquatic Therapy

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It was the run heard round the world: The final dash for home plate that cemented the Cubs’ place in history. That run, and all the plays that preceded it throughout an exciting season, resulted from the team’s commitment to giving their players every advantage possible. After 100 years at Wrigley Field, in 2016 the […]

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