Water Treadmill

University of Maine Hockey Players Experience the Underwater Treadmill

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

  Treadmills are known for helping injured athletes return to competing quickly.  Completing this exercise underwater, allows the user to experience low-impact rehabilitation.  This can be particularly important for people with injuries to the lower body. As part of a University of Maine exercise science class, an undergraduate, two graduate students, and Professor Robert Lehnnhard, […]

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HydroWorx, a Premier feature for the new St. George’s Park

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The Football Association (FA), England’s governing body for football (soccer) is building a premier facility unlike any other. This facility is called St. George’s Park and the construction is well underway. St. George’s Park will be home to 24 England football teams, both men and women’s teams. One could only imagine the size of this […]

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Using HydroWorx to Combat Obesity

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

The following blog post has been adapted from the article titled, A Growing Challenge, https://www.mcknights.com/news/a-growing-challenge/ written by Daniel McCann from McKnight’s Long Term Care News. It is extremely unfortunate and sad, but it is the truth: The number of obese individuals in America continues to increase. Daniel McCann conducted this article about how long-term care operators […]

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Powerful Fall Prevention Programs with Water

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

The following post is an article written by Jackie Halbin, Living Well Manager, CPT, Certified FallProof™ Instructor and Naoky Sato, MSPT, GCS (board certified), CPT, Certified FallProof™ Instructor published for the ICAA.  You’ve heard the statistics about falls in the older population, such as one in three 65-year-olds will fall annually or that the chance of […]

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Improving your Posture with Water

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

Kim Eichinger, Executive Director of fitness at Country Meadows Retirement Community, and author of the ADVANCE article, Better Posture Through Aquatics, speaks about the benefits of aquatics for the aging. For the many aging adults who use walkers or other assistive devices, maintaining proper posture is a huge challenge. But, fortunately with the advancement of […]

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Water Chemistry Tests Anyone Can Do

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

Maintaining proper water chemistry is the best way to ensure that your aquatic therapy pool is operating in optimal condition and safe for your patients and athletes.  HydroWorx Service Technician, Shawn Bowman, demonstrates a basic water chemistry test that you can perform in your own HydroWorx Pool. Monitoring the water levels in your therapy & fitness […]

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Underwater Treadmills Woo Boomers to Retirement Communities, Encourage Innovative Fitness Programs

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

Courtesy of  Kim Eichinger, Director of Fitness Country Meadows Retirement Communities There are more than 77 million “Baby Boomers” in America, and reports show that they are inclined to live more active lifestyles than those of previous generations.  This ultra-fascinating population is turning 65 at a rate of 10,000 a day… and will be for […]

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Guest Blogger & Masters Runner, Nick Berra, Shares His Experience on the Track and in the Water

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

As a 41-year old runner, I am well aware of the limitations I face as I attempt to remain competitive.  Like most masters athletes, not only do I not have the time or support structure of a collegiate or post-collegiate runner, but even if I did, I don’t think that I would be able to handle the […]

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