Water Treadmill

Underwater Treadmill and Cameras Are a Powerful Combination

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

The concept of an underwater treadmill and video cameras is one that often intrigues people and sounds like a neat idea. It is difficult, though, to always grasp how powerful that combination can be and the impact it can have. Miles Brothers is a 28 year old traumatic brain injury survivor and is experiencing, first-hand, the […]

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Research Shows Underwater Treadmill Training is Valuable for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Research, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

Numerous studies have shown the benefits of running underwater and using an underwater treadmill. One study, in particular, done by the Division of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance from the University of Idaho ‘investigated the cardio-respiratory responses elicited during maximal-effort runs’ using an underwater treadmill and a land treadmill. There were 23 ‘recreationally competitive […]

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Versatile HydroWorx 1200 Has Ability to Serve More

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

As a clinician, it is critical to find equipment and technology that has the ability to serve a variety of patient types and even athletes. Aquatic therapy in the HydroWorx 1200 Series pool, that is being utilized at many facilities, clinics and communities around the globe, has the ability to positively impact almost any individual. […]

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Four Uses of Aquatic Therapy for Spinal Cord Injuries

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

The recovery process for a brain or spinal cord injury can be long, complex and extremely difficult. Thankfully, there is a great deal of clinical evidence that shows aquatic therapy is a suitable environment for improving recovery times and patient outcomes for many reasons. An aquatic environment works well for neuromusclar reeducation and strengthening because water’s […]

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Published Case Study Demonstrates Benefits of Water Exercise

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

Research and case studies are continuing to provide proof of the advantages of water therapy over strictly land-based therapy. One study in particular, published in the International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education, “A Case Study: Mobility and Health Impact of an Aquatic Fitness Program for a Woman With Intellectual and Physical Disabilities,” provides a detailed […]

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Good Shepherd Penn Partners Elevates Patient Care

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, PA created a brand new 13 story, state-of-the-art facility, called University City, to fulfill many unmet needs. The goal of this facility is to provide many services to a variety of patients, and according to a recent article, it does just that. This new facility has over 90 providers that are offering a large […]

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Right Staff and Right Technology Provide Healing

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article,  Making It Work, Technology in Practice, published in Impact Magazine and written by Jan Black, PT, MS and Dale Hull, MD, MPA. Jan Black and Dr. Dale Hull co-founded Neuroworx in June 2004 and now serve as the clinic director and executive director. Neuroworx […]

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Research Proves Underwater Running Reduces Muscle Soreness

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

Recovery is essential for all active individuals regardless of their level of activity. However, for competitive athletes specifically, recovery and reduced muscle soreness can be the difference in a win or a loss. For high-performing individuals, having an effective method for decreasing muscle soreness, decreasing time in between hard training sessions and decreasing recovery time frames […]

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HydroWorx Aquatic Therapy and Rural Health Care

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

The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is hosting their annual Critical Access Hospital trade show and conference this week in Kansas City, Missouri. The NRHA is a national nonprofit membership organization which provides leadership on rural health concerns through advocacy, communications, education and research. The 13th Annual Critical Access Hospital Conference, in which HydroWorx will […]

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Research Shows Aquatic Therapy Improves Balance and Stability

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

In 2010, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that one third of persons ages 65+ can expect to fall annually. Thankfully, the majority of those who fall are able to return to their daily activities, but up to 30% percent will pass away from their falls, increase their likelihood of passing sooner and/or have […]

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