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Active Aging: Aquatic Therapy Helping Body, Mind and Spirit

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, Water Treadmill Person Using HydroWorx 300 with Trainer

It’s Active Aging week! Celebrate with us, the International Council on Active Aging, and seniors everywhere to promote healthy living in body, mind and spirit. Each year during the last week of September, the International Council on Active Aging promotes the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by giving older adults the opportunity to experience diverse activities […]

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Addressing Common Patient Aquatic Therapy Objections

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

Most healthcare facilities quickly find that adding aquatics allows them to eliminate some of the barriers that patients face with physical therapy and rehabilitation such as weight-bearing restrictions and pain. Soon, however, another barrier can arise: patients’ initial fear of getting in a pool. Below is the shortlist of common barriers aquatic therapy patients raise before […]

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Three Golden Reasons the Bears Utilize Aquatic Therapy

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Mike Blasquez, CSCS, ATC and Director of Strength and Conditioning at UC Berkeley, has been training student-athletes for more than 14 years.  Cal student-athletes compete at the highest collegiate level as members of the Pac-12 Conference of Champions. Mike recently discussed with us three aquatic therapy applications for his student-athletes: Rehab.  When an injury has […]

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How to Use Video Marketing to Promote Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy

Investing in aquatic therapy can be a leap of faith! The financial commitment may cause a business owner to question the potential return on investment. To ensure success, good preliminary and ongoing marketing efforts are a must. Troy Moore, DPT, at Central Kansas Orthopedic Group shares their strategy for utilizing video to generate awareness for […]

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Safe Waterproofing Tips for Early Aquatic Intervention

| Posted in: Athletic Training

Post-surgical rehab for ACL injuries can be a long and complicated process for many athletes. University of Arizona’s Assistant Athletic Director, Randy Cohen, ATC, utilizes aquatic therapy days—not weeks—after surgery. As soon as the wound stops draining, he and the athletic training staff follow a specific procedure to allow their athletes early gains from aquatic […]

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3 Tips for Adding Aquatic Therapy to Your Practice

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy

Last month, Intermountain Healthcare’s Keith Cook of McKay Dee Hospital in Ogden, UT was featured in APTA’s PT in Motion magazine. In the article, titled “3 Tips for Adding Aquatic Therapy to your Practice,” Keith unpacked how his team developed a highly successful aquatics program and paid off their pool investment in three years. Below […]

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Treating Osteoarthritis with Aquatic Therapy

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

At AquaWorx in Logan, Utah, they understand the power of water to help their patients heal. Therapists at this premier therapy provider in Cache Valley have been easing patients’ pain with the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool since 2010. “We have the goal that when patients come in, they actually feel better, not worse, while they […]

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Webinar Recap: Building a Business with Aquatic Therapy

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

Below is a brief summary of the webinar presented by Keitoria LaCount, OTR/L, Owner of Holistic Occupational and Physical Therapy, on August 17, 2017 about Building a Business with Aquatic Therapy. For more details and a valuable Q & A discussion, watch it on demand. Aquatic therapy is a growing trend. More patients and doctors are clamoring […]

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What Role Can Aquatics Play in Preparation of a Fight?

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Endurance work on the underwater treadmill. #UFCPerformanceInstitute A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Jul 19, 2017 at 1:13am PDT On August 8th, The Independent, one of Britain’s most read newspapers, ran a story about Conor McGregor’s non-conventional training routine for his upcoming fight with Floyd Mayweather. IndySport writer Luke Brown (@lukedbrown) quoted […]

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Osteoarthritis, Aquatic Therapy and the VA

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

According to the Arthritis Foundation, one in five Americans suffers from arthritis, while one in four American soldiers suffers from this disease. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the second leading reason for a soldier’s discharge from service. From the very beginning of training, soldiers’ joints are tested. They carry packs weighing up to 100 lbs and run […]

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