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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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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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Increasing Range of Motion After Double Knee Replacement

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

In the United States alone, over 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year, mostly among adults age 65+, but at increasingly younger ages also.  Following a knee replacement surgery, patients endure months of physical therapy in order to properly recover from the procedure. Georgia Physical Therapy, a prominent advocate for aquatic therapy, constantly helps patients […]

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Providing Hope After Being Wheelchair Bound for 7 Years

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “From Wading to Walking” by Scott Wesche, DPT, and Samantha Fleming, PTA featured  in Rehab Management. Jane could no longer walk or do common daily tasks after a traumatic car accident severely damaged her brain.  Over time she was able to regain muscle control […]

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Combatting Drop Foot with Aquatic Therapy

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

Irene knew she was in the right place as soon as she walked into the doors of Georgia Physical Therapy. After developing drop foot as a result of excessive walking, she constantly had back pain,  to the point that it affected her everyday life. Drop foot, a general term for difficulty lifting the front of […]

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