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Can Aging Adults Engage in Aquatic-Based HIIT? You Bet!

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

HIIT stands for “high intensity interval training”, and it’s a proven way to blast away fat, improve metabolic rates, increase endurance, build speed and much more. Traditionally, HIIT is associated with land-based programs for athletes. But as Jackie Halbin, Living Well Manager, Lakeview Village in Lenexa, Kansas, knows, it has tremendous applicability in the water, […]

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A Jockey’s Journey From Injury to Recovery

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

Riding thoroughbred horses for a living may be an exciting career, but professional jockeys know that behind all the pomp and circumstance, hazards lie in wait. Short-term, long-term and career-ending injuries are always a possibility.  Truly, the statistical data on jockey-related physical trauma is sobering, and perhaps more shocking than one might expect: A three-year […]

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Facility Spotlight: Select Physical Therapy

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

Select Physical Therapy is part of the Select Medical Outpatient Division, a nationally prominent, locally driven provider of outpatient physical rehabilitation. At their Dillsburg, PA center, patients have access to a HydroWorx 500 Series pool, which has proven to play an integral role in the rehabilitation process. Bryan Hoyt, a physical therapist, explains three key […]

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Victorious Cubs’ Clubhouse Remodel Includes Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Uncategorized

It was the run heard round the world: The final dash for home plate that cemented the Cubs’ place in history. That run, and all the plays that preceded it throughout an exciting season, resulted from the team’s commitment to giving their players every advantage possible. After 100 years at Wrigley Field, in 2016 the […]

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Use Aquatic Therapy to Maximize Results for SLAP Repair Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, 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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2016 APTA Aquatic Section Excellence in Aquatic Therapy Award

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The APTA Aquatic Section is now accepting nominations for their “Excellence in Aquatic Therapy Award.” Because we believe in people being recognized for their awesome achievements in water, even if it isn’t for our own award, we also wanted to share this opportunity for aquatic therapy users! This award is for the Aquatics Physical Therapy Section of the APTA to recognize exceptional […]

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Baseball’s Best: Customer vs. Customer!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill

Every baseball fan is glued to the TV set (or sitting happily in a stadium!) to see both the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians in the long overdue bid for the title of World Series champion. What you might not realize is that behind the scenes, both teams have dueling “secret weapons”: HydroWorx therapy pools and plunge pools! […]

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Visit HydroWorx at Booth #4120 at LeadingAge in Indianapolis

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

Visit HydroWorx at Booth #4120 at LeadingAge in Indianapolis “Be the Difference.” It’s the slogan for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting and EXPO held this year from October 30-November 2, 2016, at the Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis. Thousands of attendees at this event will have the opportunity to connect, share and discover.  HydroWorx, the leading manufacturer […]

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Struggling to Help Low-Functioning Physical Therapy Patients? Watch This Webinar.

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

Every physical therapist has them – patients who attend one physical therapy session, only to self-discharge and never come back. It’s a frustrating experience on many levels. If you can relate to this type of challenge, you’ll appreciate this on-demand webinar led by Keith Ori, PT, Co-Owner of Orthopedic Rehab, Inc., and Teresa Kropp, PT, […]

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Mercy Fort Scott Uses the Versatility of the Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: News, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Mercy Health for Life has been up and running with their new HydroWorx 300 for approximately one month. The response they have seen to the underwater treadmill has been amazing. Their program consists of physical therapy patients who can benefit from aquatic therapy, as well as fitness members who are able to use the underwater treadmill as […]

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