Water Therapy

HydroWorx with NFL and Collegiate Players Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

As part of our Spring Sports Medicine CEU Training Program, we had the pleasure of working with Collin Francis who is an assistant athletic trainer with the Baltimore Ravens. Collin presented on using hydrotherapy to treat collegiate and professional athletes. The webinar was packed with good information. Here are some points Collin suggested you consider […]

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Research Shows Effects of Aquatic Walking For Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Research, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

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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10 Tips for Preparing an Application for Funding

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Water Therapy

By: Paula Bodine, HydroWorx Clincal Education Specialist During these unprecedented times many of us are trying to find creative ways to keep our projects and business going. Grants are a great way to seek community, state or even federal funding for your clinic, care center, or hospital. We understand that you want to make your […]

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Treating Osteoarthritis using Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Research, Water Therapy

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it impacts millions of people throughout the world. This form of arthritis primarily affects the aging population. A major symptom of the condition is pain that is caused by the breakdown of protective cartilage in joints such as the hips, knees, hands and spine. Several research […]

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Research Shows Effects of Underwater Treadmill Training on Chronic Stroke Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

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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Facility Spotlight: Lamesa Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Lamesa Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab is one of our newer customers of the HydroWorx 200. It was exciting to catch up with the facility only a few months after installation and hear about the successes they have seen so far! Located in Lamesa, TX ,the physical therapy clinic opened in January 2018 by Joshua […]

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Research: Cold Water Immersion VS Whole Body Cryotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Water Therapy

An international study on the effects of cold water immersion (CWI) as compared to whole body cryotherapy (WBC) was done to identify if one modality is better than another for recovery. Specifically, the study set out to examine the effects of CWI and WBC on femoral artery, blood flow and thermoregulatory responses. The study method […]

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Aquatic Exercise for Health

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Research, Training Tips, Water Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article “Aquatic Exercise for Health: Probing the Depths of HIIT for Cardiometabolic Training” from the American College of Sports Medicine, written by Nagle, Elizabeth F. Ph.D., FACSM; Sanders, Mary E. Ph.D., ACSM-CEP, RCEP, CDE, FACSM; Becker, Bruce E. M.D., M.S., FACSM. While the value of […]

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Showstopper Pool at Special Needs School

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Patty Hornak, Manager Therapy Services Patty Hornak serves as the Manager of Therapy Services for St. Vincent’s Special Needs Service’s Feroleto Children’s Development Center in Trumbull, Connecticut. This private school provides education for students with disabilities in 30 surrounding towns. Eight years ago, when their new president asked her what new equipment they needed, Patty’s […]

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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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