Water Treadmill

Rescue Puppy Uses Canine Underwater Treadmill for Post-Surgery Rehab

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

Meet Ozzy, the rescued 7-month-old boxer mix puppy of HydroWorx’s very own Mike McHugh, and one of the very first patients to use the technology of HydroWorx’s new K900. When we introduced the K900 underwater treadmill a few months ago, we were excited to begin offering advanced hydrotherapy technology to animals and the veterinary community. […]

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10 Facts for National Physical Therapy Month

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

October 2022 is the 30th anniversary of National Physical Therapy Month! We are recognizing the dedication and commitment that many physical therapists show daily to their patients and practices. National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is a commemoration held each October by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). NPTM is designed to recognize the impact that […]

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Using Cold Water for Immersion Therapy

| Posted in: Sports Medicine Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

HydroWorx had the pleasure of collaborating with Pat Viroux of ProCcare and Murphy Grant of Wake Forest University to provide an educational webinar on Using Cold Water for Immersion Therapy and the importance for athletes. During this webinar, Murphy shared his insight and knowledge regarding how he treats his athletes and how he uses the […]

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Research Shows Effects of Underwater Treadmill Training on Chronic Stroke Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, 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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Aquatic Wellness for the New Year

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Health & Wellness Stories, Running, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Treadmill

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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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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Spinal CSF Leak Finds New Life in the Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

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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To the Moon and Back

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

To become a physical therapist, she traveled 10,020 miles round-trip for 7 years. Her partner stole from her as a new business owner. She’s pioneering aquatic therapy in Central O’ahu. Her name is Julie Moon and in 2004, she started Moon Physical Therapy, determined to provide cutting edge care for her patients and hopefully never […]

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Aquatics’ Role in Basketball Rehab

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

What comes to your mind as you think about March? It probably depends on your age, geographical location, and love level for the game of basketball. What started in 1939 with eight men’s basketball teams has now grown into a massive field of 68 for the ‘big dance.” Fan interest in this championship tournament grew […]

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Soaring Outcomes for Sore Joints: How Aquatic Therapy Helps OA Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Research, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Millions of Americans groan as they roll out of bed in the morning, not due to a tyrannical boss or bad weather, but joint pain! Osteoarthritis (OA) disturbs the lives of an estimated 27 million Americans. That’s just over 12% of our population, making OA a significant concern for physical and occupational therapists across the […]

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