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Achilles Tendon Rehab for MLS Soccer Player

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine Resources, Sports Stories, Training Tips

The recovery from an achilles tendon rupture can be long and painful, especially when it happens in the first game of a season. Jay DeMerit of the Vancouver Whitecaps, experienced just that, only 6 minutes into the start of the 2013 season. Thankfully he had access to the amazing staff and facilities at Fortius Sport […]

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Using Warm Water Therapy for Patient Morale

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

Do you have patients who skip their physical therapy sessions or are frustrated with their rehabilitation program? Many times, patients who require physical therapy for an extended period of time or who experience a lot of pain with rehab stop showing up for appointments or get frustrated and demotivated by their progress. Aquatic therapy can be used as a […]

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10 Basketball Drill Ideas for Aquatic Training

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Sports Medicine Resources, Training Tips

With the NBA pre-season starting next week, it’s appropriate to provide some ideas for taking conditioning to the pools. A little bit of technology and a lot of creativity can challenge even well-conditioned athletes. The buoyancy and the natural viscosity of the water provide a different environment for executing common land drills with a very different effect. Tim DiFrancesco is […]

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Utah State Study Indicates Running on HydroWorx Aquatic Treadmill with Resistance Jets Produces Land Treadmill Incline Intensities

| Posted in: News Stories

 Utah State Study Indicates Running on HydroWorx Aquatic Treadmill with Resistance Jets Produces Land Treadmill Incline Intensities A new Utah State University research study focused on land versus aquatic treadmill metabolic outcomes in an athletic population indicates that runners can exceed incline rates, and decrease their chances of overuse injuries and joint pounding, by using […]

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Texas A&M Study Reveals Exciting Correlation between Blood Pressure Stress Response and Underwater Treadmill Training

| Posted in: News Stories

     Texas A&M Study Reveals Exciting Correlation between Blood Pressure Stress Response and Underwater Treadmill Training For the estimated 67 million Americans who suffer from high blood pressure, finding natural ways to improve their condition can be challenging, especially for those who are generally sedentary. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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A Business Plan for Success: 4 Opportunities for Generating Revenue

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

Committing to a big purchase can be an exciting but challenging decision. What if we told you that our team could offer a roadmap for your success before investing?  Since success looks different for everyone, we have compiled some great tips and information to help you create a unique success plan when purchasing an aquatic therapy pool for your hospital, spa or physical therapy or sports medicine training facility. Download our Business […]

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Upcoming Webcast: Aquatic Therapy for the Aging Adult

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Webinars

Staying active as we age is important for maintaining balance, agility and coordination. Aquatic therapy can provide the ideal medium for comfortably and safely staying active. Join us for an exciting webcast, streaming live from the HydroWorx pool at Leg Up Farm in Mt. Wolf, PA. The webcast will take place on September 23, 2014 […]

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Water Therapy Deemed "Life-Changing" for Patient with Hemophilia

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Recently, we reached 23, 205 lives touched daily by HydroWorx technology. This is a story of one of those lives that has been impacted by the healing power of water and HydroWorx technology. According to Cleveland Clinic, hemophilia is a rare hereditary bleeding disorder in which blood cannot clot normally at the site of a […]

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Three Ways Water Eases Osteoarthritis

| Posted in: Osteoarthritis

According to the CDC, 13.9% of American adults suffer from osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis. Osteoarthritis includes a degenerative breakdown of tissues that eventually causes joint pain. Although there is no cure for the disease, there are many ways to relieve the symptoms, including aquatic therapy. The soothing properties of water, combined with […]

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6 Fun Facts about Labor Day!

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Uncategorized

Happy Labor Day! Many of us will be enjoying this day off of work to celebrate the end of summer with family and friends at picnics, pool parties and BBQs.  Here are some fun and interesting facts about Labor Day that might help you out in the next game of Trivial Pursuit!  Labor Day Facts […]

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