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Soaring Outcomes for Sore Joints: How Aquatic Therapy Helps OA Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Research, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Millions of Americans groan as they roll out of bed in the morning, not due to a tyrannical boss or bad weather, but joint pain! Osteoarthritis (OA) disturbs the lives of an estimated 27 million Americans. That’s just over 12% of our population, making OA a significant concern for physical and occupational therapists across the […]

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Aquatic Therapy’s Role in Heart Health

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Research, Water Therapy

Heart disease emerged as the leading cause of death across the globe in the mid-1900s. Today, many nations are cutting this mortality rate through public health education. Most people now know the basics—smoking, physical inactivity, obesity and unhealthy diets harm their heart. At least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke can be […]

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NEUROWORX PART I:  TOOLS FOR THE CRAFTSMAN

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy

Our long-time partner, Neuroworx, located in Salt Lake City, UT, is a nonprofit, community-based, outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy clinic for adults and children experiencing paralysis from spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, stroke, cerebral palsy and similar neurological conditions. It was founded in 2004 by physical therapist Jan Black, Pt, MSPT and Dr. Dale […]

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BYU Cougars Count on Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill

Nestled in the towering mountains of the Wasatch Front stands a university famous for clean-living and quarterbacks. Jim McMahon, Steve Young and Heisman Trophy-winner Ty Detmer all hail from this haven in the hills. BYU in Provo, Utah first invested in HydroWorx technology in 2004. Soon thereafter they spear-headed multiple academic studies documenting the effectiveness […]

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Underwater Treadmill Running: Renewing Resolutions

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If you or your clients have made it this far in your New Year’s Resolutions or if you’re starting to lose steam, it might be a good time to think about warm water running as another option in your fitness routine. This time of year is a good opportunity to briefly review this concise and […]

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Elegance and Innovation at “America’s Resort”

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

It’s referred to as “America’s Resort.” They’ve been serving guests at the 11,000-acre campus in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia since George Washington commanded the colonial armies. For 240 years the natural mineral springs and beautiful views have drawn the world’s most celebrated guests, including 27 US Presidents. This renowned property offers 710 rooms, 33 […]

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Webinar Recap: Aquatic Therapy for Sensory Processing Disorder

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

We recently hosted a webinar titled “Can Aquatic Therapy Benefit Children with Sensory Processing Disorder?” presented by Hima Dilal, owner of Vital Energy Wellness and Rehab Center in Columbia, SC. This webinar reviewed what sensory processing disorder (SPD) is along with the many ways that aquatic therapy can benefit children who may exhibit SPD along […]

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Creighton University: The Value of Aquatic Therapy

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

Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska is attended by about 9,000 students and known for its stellar alumni network, a 16-year streak as US News and World Report’s “Number 1 Midwestern University” ranking, and Doug McDermott (pro basketball player and NCAA leading scorer in 2014-15). It has a long-standing tradition of excellence and distinction, both academically […]

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8 Ways to Ensure Aquatic Therapy Success

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article from PT in Motion, written by Troy Moore, PT, DPT, Owner of Central Kansas Orthopedic Group. Troy Moore has seen great success at his unique clinical set up in central Kansas. After using aquatic therapy for a few years at a local public pool, […]

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Lower Leg Injury Webinar Recap

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

We recently hosted a webinar presented by Deborah Werner from Penn State Hershey Medical Center on Aquatic Physical Therapy for Lower Leg Injuries. Deborah has a wide range of aquatic therapy experience and has recently been able to use her knowledge with the HydroWorx 2000 Series pool at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. In this […]

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