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How ACL Hydrotherapy Exercises Can Help Patients Heal Faster

| Posted in: ACLs & Knees

Tearing the ACL brings a patient’s whole life to a halt. Thankfully, surgery to fix this injury is minimally invasive and has a high success rate. Most patients recover and return to full mobility after healing. However, the healing journey after an ACL tear can take between six to nine months. That’s a long time […]

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How Aqua Therapy Can Increase Mobility After Lumbar Spinal Fusion

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

Do you have a patient who has had or is planning to have lumbar spinal fusion surgery? Although healing from major surgery takes time, some therapies can help them recover faster than others. Aqua therapy is a fantastic choice for spinal surgery recovery because it can reduce pressure on muscles and joints.  Being immersed in […]

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Southern Retirement Community Receives an Upgrade

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

The following post is adapted from the recent article, Carolina Village adds ‘Main Street’ for residents, from Blue Ridge Now online.  Carolina Village, a nonprofit retirement community, has brought “downtown” inside. Recently they have added a few new amenities inside, which allows their residents to have all of their needs met under one roof. These […]

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The Benefits of Hydromassage

| Posted in: Hydromassage

Massage can provide a multitude of benefits, particularly for those who have suffered an injury, undergone surgery or for those with chronic pain conditions. What Is Hydromassage? Hydromassage is aquatic therapy with pressurized jets or hoses that work out muscles and soft tissue. Those with an injury, are post-surgery or have chronic pain conditions can […]

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When To Begin Aquatic Rehabilitation

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Rehabilitation Tips

Getting athletes or patients into the water as soon as possible is an integral part of providing an enhanced and speedy recovery. The earlier the individual can begin their rehabilitation, the sooner they are able to return to what they need and love to do. Benefits Of Early Aquatic Rehabilitation The ability to get an […]

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Hydrotherapy for Quadriplegics

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy

Hydrotherapy can be an effective, soothing and valuable activity for individuals affected by paralysis in their limbs. This type of physical therapy uses a range of low-impact exercises to assist in rehabilitation, recovery and relaxation. Hydrotherapy aims to improve joint motion, coordination and balance for those with neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. Benefits of Quadriplegic Workouts […]

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How Aquatic Technology Helps With Weight Loss

| Posted in: Uncategorized

Do you have patients that need to lose weight? Maybe it is necessary for an upcoming surgery (or as an alternative to surgery), or to decrease the effects of a chronic condition or to improve one’s quality of life. Whatever the reason, it seems often patients need to lose some amount of weight. Exercise is […]

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Aquatic Therapy Proved Effective for Recovering US Army Soldier

| Posted in: Military

The types of patients who can benefit from the healing power of water and aquatic exercise are unlimited. Patients and athletes that have and can utilize a pool for rehabilitation range from young children to professional athletes to aging adults to military veterans and everything in between. In one particular case, water therapy played an […]

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Free Webinar for Senior Living Communities

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Health & Wellness Stories, Water Therapy, Webinars

Join us for a free webinar on “Why Water Matters in a Retirement Community Wellness Club.”  On April 29th, 2014 at 1:00pm EDT, Nicholas Drey, MS, Wellness Director at Walnut Ridge at Clive Senior Community, will present on why water matters to the aging population- and why a pool is an investment that is worth every […]

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OrthoCarolina Integrates a HydroWorx for a Second Time

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

As healthcare and patient needs continue to evolve, OrthoCarolina has integrated a second HydroWorx pool to offer more health benefits for people in need of aquatic physical therapy and alternatives to land-based exercise. Aquatic therapy had become so popular at OrthoCarolina that they sometimes had difficulty getting every patient in their pool.  Their HydroWorx InstaFit Series […]

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