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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?

| Posted in: Uncategorized

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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PruittHealth: Touching Lives Through Forward Thinking

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Forty-five years ago, Toccoa Nursing Center opened its doors with the mission of providing exceptional care coupled with respect, open communication and professionalism.  Through diligent efforts, the concept took hold, grew and blossomed into what is now a Southeast regional leader in long-term health care. Now called PruittHealth, the Norcross, GA-based company encompasses more than […]

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Marketing Your HydroWorx Pool to Referral Sources

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Marketing Ideas, Physical Therapy

Creativity in capturing market share is necessary for every entrepreneur, including physical therapy clinic owners.  HydroWorx customers have chosen the path of differentiation and distinction to propel their practices ahead of the rest. They’ve invested in state-of-the-art technology which will, in turn, help their clients heal. Receiving referrals from a network of providers is one […]

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How the UFC is Using Hydrotherapy for Training Elite Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill

Seventeen years ago, with one room, a desk and a phone, Dana White started a small business in the Nevada dessert.  He was led by his passion for Mixed Martial Arts—the extreme combat sport in which contestants use wrestling, boxing, kickboxing, judo and karate to bring an opponent into submission. What White named the “Ultimate […]

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Major Car Accident Victim Saw Remarkable Progress with Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Senior Living Communities, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy

An interview with Keith McCrate, PT, Director of Therapy, Presbyterian Village North(PVN), Dallas TX HydroWorx (HW):     Tell us about a patient that has benefitted from aquatic therapy and your HydroWorx pool: Keith McGrate (KM): A patient came to us recently who had been involved in a major car crash. She was in her 60s, […]

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