Water Therapy

Hima Dilal’s Integrated Therapy Modalities Bring Healing to South Carolina’s Midlands

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

She’s a frequent guest on Columbia’s version of Good Morning America and other local TV shows. She’s a published author and lectures across South Carolina on the benefits of aquatic therapy. But most importantly, she’s the founder and head therapist at Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center, where she and her staff help patients with insurmountable […]

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Aquatic Therapy’s Impact on Recovery, Movement and Rest

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

We often notice trends as they relate to the industries we serve, including rehab, senior care, fitness, and athletic training. Lately we’ve seen a trend toward the discussion of movement vs. rest as the most beneficial for recovery. What is recovery? First, let’s define “recovery.” Many people still think recovery means sitting around on the […]

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Facility Spotlight: TRIA Orthopedic Center

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

We love to highlight our partners showcasing new aquatic therapy business models, techniques or innovative programming. Having just begun their new aquatic program with a HydroWorx 3500 Series in September 2017, TRIA Orthopedic Center in Woodbury, MN is already gaining notice for their new aquatic modality and its complement to TRIA’s other pioneering services, such as […]

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Will the Cup End Up at “Home?”

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Every four years, the planet’s single biggest sporting event hurls into our living rooms gorgeous smiles and fist-clenching drama. Since mid-June, 32 teams have battled it out. When it’s over, 64 matches will have been played in 12 venues located in 11 cities in Russia. England’s Resurgence A bright spot on the world stage this […]

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Webinar Recap: Utilizing Pain Neuroscience with Aquatic Therapy to Address Low Back Pain

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

Recently, we hosted a webinar on low back pain neuroscience presented by Todd Lewarchick, Outpatient Rehabilitation Manager of the renowned Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. Todd provided a lot of information to consider when it comes to treating patients with chronic pain. Much of it focused on the importance of educating patients on the neuroscience […]

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Webinar Recap: Biomechanical Alterations in the Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Recently, HydroWorx sponsored a webinar presented by Nick Held, M.Hk, CSCS, Research and Development Manager at Hydrathletics located in Kingston, ON. In this webinar, he focused on the biomechanical alterations during running while immersed in water compared to land-based running. Watch the full webinar on-demand now>> Nick has extensive experience with aquatic therapy and has done a […]

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Hockey Players Transition from Water to Ice

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

While fans in Vegas fight for seats to watch their brand-new Golden Knights’ play for the Stanley Cup, players for Vegas and Washington battle to stay fresh during the last leg of the postseason. Not an easy task; hockey is the fastest moving contact sport, with players skating up to almost 40 mph. Injury rates […]

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Gimmicks or Game Changers?

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill Person shooting basketball from HydroWorx pool

When the 3-point shot debuted, sports writers called it a “gimmick.” John MacLeod, then coach of the Phoenix Suns—the 90’s most proficient shooters—told the New York Times, “It may change our game at the end of quarters, but I’m not going to set up plays for guys to bomb 23 feet. I think that’s very […]

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“The Worst Thing That Happens Is That He Gets His Hair Wet!”: Life After Trauma for Jackie Lithgow

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

Eventually, every life-altering event becomes history. At that moment, it’s possible to pinpoint important events that happened along the way. Such is the case with Jackie Lithgow’s story. Years after almost dying from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained while trying to break up a fight among his fellow college students, Jackie has recovered enough […]

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Webinar Recap: Balance Training for Older Adults

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

A day after we hosted the webinar, “Balance Training with Aquatic Therapy for the Older Adult CNN published an article, “Aging gracefully: Preventing falls.” The timing seems almost perfect. While research continues to show the importance of exercise for aging adults, it also has benefits for preventing falls.  From the article, “Preventing falls, which requires a […]

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