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Cold Water Immersion Therapy

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

Has someone ever suggested cold water therapy to improve your wellness? Cold water may sound unappealing but offers many health benefits when used correctly. Cold water immersion therapy can provide relief for several chronic conditions and improve your general well-being. This blog will cover the basics of cold immersion therapy and how to do it […]

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Practical Considerations to Optimize Aquatic Treadmill Training

| Posted in: Webinars Fortius Sport and Health

Nick Held was one of many athletic trainers that participated as a presenter for our Spring Sports Medicine CEU program. Nick Held is the Research and Development Manager at HydraAthletics  (Ontario, Canada) and he has worked on research projects regarding aquatic treadmill training with several of the athletes that he treats. Nick started working with […]

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Fibromyalgia Rehab with the HydroWorx Pool

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

What Is Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a myofascial pain syndrome. Its symptoms resemble those of arthritis, yet fibromyalgia affects the body’s soft tissue, not the joints. Symptoms include widespread pain, mental fog, chronic pain and fatigue. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, but tends to be triggered by stress, injury, surgery, emotional trauma, autoimmune disease […]

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Webinar Recap: How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

On November 16, 2017, Rachel McDermott, PTA, former Director of Rehabilitation at Stonehill Care Center, presented a webinar on expanding aquatics programs. “How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program” was a great look into how to get the most out of a therapy pool for multiple applications. Watch the full webinar to get […]

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Aquatic Therapy For SLAP Repair

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

Working with patients who have shoulder injuries, and especially those who have been through SLAP (superior labrum anterior and posterior) repair surgery, can be tricky. Patients often worry about pain, tightness and re-injury during land-based physical therapy sessions, leading them to perform less intensely and ultimately take longer to achieve their post-op goals. This is […]

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On-Demand Webinar Gives Insight on Innovative Co-Treatment of Rett Syndrome in an Aquatic Environment

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

Innovation is truly the key when it comes to working with patients who have unique conditions, including Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome is an often-misdiagnosed neurological disorder that mostly affects girls and causes a number of increasingly-challenging symptoms, including a period of developmental delay that usually starts at between 6-18 months of age. One group of […]

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

On March 8, 2016, we hosted the webinar, “Geriathletics: Training Competitive Athletes Over 65 with High Intensity Underwater.” Mike Studer, President and Co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates located in Salem, Oregon, presented key information to tailor aquatic programs for senior competitive senior athletes involved in activities such as recreational running and even triathlons. Mike has been […]

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Ellsworth, Maine Boasts New Senior Living Community

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent press release, “Innovation in Ellsworth,” published on February 26, 2015. Seaport Village, located in Ellsworth, ME, is a brand new, 63,600-square-foot, two-story facility that holds 91 beds — 61 for nursing care, including rehabilitation services, and the other 30 for assisted living. The project had been in the works […]

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Free Webinar: Road Map to Creating a Successful Aquatics Program for Seniors

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, Webinars

Stonehill Care Center, a part of Stonehill Franciscan Services in Dubuque, Iowa, is a fully accredited not-for-profit residential and long-term facility with a difference. They use aquatic therapy as an integral part of their rehabilitation and wellness programs. Join us on February 24, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST for the free webinar, “Road Map to Creating a […]

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One Month into the New Year

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, underwater Treadmill Resources, Webinars

Don’t let your residents lose focus on healthy goals. Try These 25 Awesome Aquatic Exercises Perfect for Aging Adults! Aquatic exercising in a HydroWorx therapy pool might just be the best kept secret to keeping people active and healthy throughout their lifetimes. It can even be done by individuals with limited mobility, without fear of […]

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