The Advantages of Anti-Gravity Rehab Underwater

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine Resources, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

HydroWorx therapy pools provide the equivalent of a zero-gravity environment, ideal for patients who have limitations or special considerations that prohibit land-based exercise, but with the added benefits of water. Physical therapists and athletic trainers both rely on anti-gravity treadmill training in an aquatic therapy pool to unweight patients and athletes, while also tapping into the natural […]

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6 Tips for Designing Your Pool Room

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Therapy

When considering integrating an aquatic therapy pool into a new facility, there are many things on which to focus: When does the pool get placed? How big should the room be? What does traffic flow look like? There are also many things that may not be obvious, but are equally important. Fortunately, we have assisted […]

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Introducing the NEW HydroWorx 350

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Running, Sports Medicine Resources, underwater Treadmill Resources, Water Treadmill

If you’ve been keeping up with HydroWorx news in the past 6 months, you may have noticed that we recently introduced the HydroWorx 300, making water therapy and performance now available to any facility. The 35″ x 80″ unit easily fits through a 36″ door and can be installed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for physical […]

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Groin Injury Case Study

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

Groin injuries range in type and severity, often in the form of a strain or pull. In this case study, the athlete initially noticed groin pain during cutting drills while attending The Ohio State University football camp. The pain continued and eventually became so severe that he had limited ability to practice or play. After multiple doctor visits […]

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Senior Facility Breaks Through Barriers to Achieve Success

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “The allure of outpatient aquatics,” by David Panteleakos, Administrator at Westview Health Care Center in Dayville, CT. This article was published online at With the ever-changing healthcare landscape, it is becoming more and more important for senior communities to look at ways to expand their offerings to uncover new […]

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Benefits of Hot and Cold Contrast Recovery for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories

We’re all ready for another season of professional football, and the athletes are geared up for the coming months of serious training, intense play, and dealing with common sports injuries like bruises, sprains and strains.  The majority of our HydroWorx football customers, including the Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions, Kansas City Chiefs, […]

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Guillain Barré Syndrome Case Study

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

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Guillain Barré syndrome is a rare disorder that can cause muscle weakness and sometimes paralysis. PubMed Health describes Guillain-Barré syndrome as a serious disorder that occurs when the body’s defense (immune) system mistakenly attacks part of the nervous system. The extent of the disorder ranges and can be extremely […]

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HydroWorx’s ‘Best’ Aquatic Therapy and Exercise Accessories

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

Part of our mission at HydroWorx is to promote the benefits of aquatic therapy and performance through various free resources. Our goal is to use water to physically heal and condition the world and we love that many of our customers have adopted similar philosophies.  Once you become a HydroWorx customer, we want to assist you with […]

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College Runners: Discover the Benefits of the Underwater Treadmill

| Posted in: HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Research, Sports Stories, Water Therapy

With college back in session for the 2015/2016 season, collegiate cross country runners are gearing up for their autumn races.  This means they are focused on three things: practice, practice and more practice!  The problem, of course, is that all the pounding on the joints can lead to difficulties and injuries.  Some of the most […]

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Terrapin Physical Therapy Takes Plunge, Becomes First HydroWorx 300 Customer

| Posted in: News Stories

When the above ground, construction-free HydroWorx 300 underwater treadmill system was initially unveiled in June at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) conference, there was no shortage of interest. Attendees at the annual event were fascinated by this stand-alone piece of equipment offering underwater treadmill speeds of 0.1 to 10 mph, resistance jet and a water-resistant touch […]

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