Water Treadmill

An Exciting Track and Field Weekend Coming Up

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

If you follow track and field at all, you know the upcoming IAAF World Championships  starting tomorrow are the next best thing to the Olympics.  And we’re plenty excited to see how Mo Farah, Galen Rupp and the rest of the Oregon Project team do in their races. BUT we, at HydroWorx, are equally excited […]

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Water Therapy for L4 Stress Fracture Made All the Difference

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Recently we were able to visit with the physical therapists and one particular patient over at The Rehab Center Physical Therapy in New Holland, PA. Lower back pain is extremely common and can be hard to identify its severity without routine doctors visits and/or MRI’s. Hannah Fisher came to The Rehab Center in January after […]

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Work smarter, not harder: A lesson for the therapist and the athlete, found underwater.

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. Are you fully utilizing the clinical and economic benefits of marketing your aquatic program to local high school athletes, triathletes, competitive runners? Are you potentially missing clients that are engaged in athletics for the […]

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Setting a Trend for Senior Living Facilities

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

The following post has been adapted and summarized from the recent news article, “Walking ‘on’ water: Rehab and recovery center sets trend with underwater treadmill,” by Norma B. Dennis. This article was written in the Jamestown News on Tuesday, July 23.   A new trend may be forming within the senior living community. Only time […]

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Underwater Marathon Update

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, Underwater Marathon, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

You may or may not know that HydroWorx, in partnership with The Eagle Fund, held its first ever Underwater Marathon last September to help provide world- class care to America’s injured warriors. It was an amazing event and quite a feat!  (see behind the scenes photos on this post from last year: Behind the Scenes) […]

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UT Soccer Phenom Benefits from Water Therapy

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

The 2013-2014 college soccer season is rapidly approaching and athletes all over the country are readying themselves for the first weeks of pre-season. One athlete, Caroline Brown from the University of Tennessee, has been highlighted by UTSports.com for her outstanding performances, as well as her dedication to her recovery as she prepares for her final […]

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Falls, A Major Concern For Aging “Baby Boomers”

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Today’s post is brought to you by Patrick Hald, HydroWorx’s Director of Senior Living Business Development, who wanted to share some interesting information about why aquatic therapy is extremely beneficial for the aging community. According to the US Centers for Disease Control one in three Americans aged 65+ fall each year.  The incidence of falls increases with age with 50% of […]

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Fantastic Four

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Life at HydroWorx, Running, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

What a remarkable finish! Last week, on Wednesday July 17th,  the 32nd Annual Millers Mutual Harrisburg Mile took place. This race is one of the most popular and well attended in the Central Pennsylvania area, and this year HydroWorx had 4 special runners competing. The 4 members of the newly formed HydroWorx Track Club. Nick Berra, […]

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Marathon Training: From Rehabilitation to Performance

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

Nicole is an avid runner who has participated in multiple half-marathons and marathons. While training for a half marathon last year, she developed a painful injury with a pretty technical name: posterior tibialis tendonitis. This basically means she couldn’t walk for more than 5 minutes without extreme pain in her foot and ankle.  She went […]

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Why Water Worx for Elite Runners and Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

We know that water is extremely beneficial for rehabilitation, pain management, conditioning while injured, etc.  These uses get the majority of the attention, for good reason: they give us all hope, encouragement and excitement as we see visible improvements in people’s lives. But, it is also important to note, and no less amazing, what water […]

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