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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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HydroWorx Debuts Smallest Product for Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

We are committed to more than just making the finest aquatic therapy equipment on the planet. We realize that over 30,000 people use our products every day in 50 states and many countries — and we take that responsibility seriously. Our mission at HydroWorx is to reach 50,000 lives each day with our technology. And in order […]

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Facility Spotlight: Tri-City Wellness & Fitness Center

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

Eighty-seven miles south of Los Angeles lies a picturesque seaside community called Carlsbad, California. It stretches over seven miles of San Diego County’s Pacific coast. They average a winter temp of 65 degrees and in the summer, it climbs to a Garden-of-Eden-feel of around 75. If you are fortunate enough to live in the Carlsbad […]

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“Mom, It Feels Like I Can Walk Again”: Jackie Lithgow’s Progress With Water

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

After Bloomsburg University student Jackie Lithgow’s devastating traumatic brain injury (TBI) in 2014, he was left without so much. He couldn’t walk. He couldn’t talk. More than anything, he couldn’t continue the life of an average college student. Yet there was something important he could do with the help of his family: Persevere. In the […]

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Winter Athletes Taken Care of at Fortius

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

Winter athletes do some crazy stuff, right? One hundred and eighty feet of slopestyle air, freeriding 96 MPH down an icy mountain, and g-forces so strong you can’t raise your head? Broken wrists. Broken legs. Smashed ribs. That’s pretty much the norm. Yet top winter athletes somehow find the moxie to rehab, then hop back […]

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Jackie Lithgow: A Future Nearly Denied, A Spirit Undeterred

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

Most college undergraduates face challenges. All-night cram sessions. Demanding professors. Juggling adult responsibilities. But these difficulties in comparison to Jackie Lithgow’s experience at Bloomsburg University in 2014. Jackie attended a closed fraternity party. During the event, a fight broke out. Without hesitating, he tried to break it up. It was a decision that altered the […]

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Could Water Be the Road to PT Differentiation?

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

Chad Luth, PT, MT, the founder of Georgia Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, has no doubt in his mind that his investment in water has played a huge role in setting apart his multi-site practice. In fact, the clinic’s signage proudly notes that out of the five advanced aquatic therapy pools in northern Georgia, he […]

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