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Bilateral Hip Replacement On-Demand Webinar

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

On July 23, 2015, Mark Glod, PTA at Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Lynbrook, NY, presented a webinar about a bilateral hip replacement case study. Mark shared insights into overcoming obstacles when creating and implementing an aquatic therapy program for a bilateral hip replacement patient. The main scope of patients seen at Peak Performance Physical Therapy includes orthopedic rehab, spine, back, […]

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Key to Providing Excellence Aquatic Care: Inside Look from Premier Rehab’s Owner

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Dip into the Pool: Guidelines to providing excellent aquatic care,” by Kelly McFarland, PT, DPT. This article was published in the July 2015 Issue of Impact Magazine. Clinic owner, Kelly McFarland, PT, DPT, has been surrounded by entrepreneurs her whole life, so it was […]

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Increasing Client Satisfaction through a New Approach

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent blog article, “Want a Better Bottom Line? Think Like a Client,” published on Provider Nation, written by Peg Black, Development Director, Cerenity Senior Care. When Cerenity Senior Care began their massive five-year renovation planning process, they decided to take a different approach, which turned out […]

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6 Do’s and Don’ts For Designing a Therapy Pool Room

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy

Therapy pools are commonly implemented into many types of facilities: senior living communities, physical therapy clinics, hospitals, sports medicine facilities and team athletic training facilities. The final product typically ends up being the crown jewel of the facility, but there are a lot of details required in order to get there. One of the key […]

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Visit with HydroWorx at Rehab Summit in Orlando

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill Water therapy in glass tank

Cross Country Education is proud to present the 9th Annual Rehab Summit this week in Orlando, FL, and HydroWorx is excited to be an exhibitor again this year in booth #104. Cross Country Education (now PESI Rehab) is “leading the way in continuing education and professional development” for healthcare professionals. For rehabilitation therapy, they have conducted over 12,000 […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Bilateral Total Hip Replacement: An Aquatic Therapy Case Review

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Working with a patient recovering from a knee or hip replacement can present many challenges. Some of those challenges may include managing patient pain levels or creating a unique and interesting therapy program to keep your patients progressing and engaged.  Join us on July 23rd from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT for the free webinar, “Bilateral […]

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HydroWorx Bubble Busters: Challenging Misconceptions with Aquatics

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

At HydroWorx, we’re all about breaking through the myths that permeate the aquatic therapy industry.  With our first Bubble Busters post, we blew away the idea that therapy pools are only useful for working patients’ lower extremities.  Today, we’ll tackle three other common aquatics misconceptions with the help of Lance Walker, Global Director of Performance […]

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Creativity at Core of Using HydroWorx to the Fullest

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“With the way the HydroWorx system works, there is not a lot you can’t do.  Use your imagination!”  So says Dr. Mark Gillett, who is the Director of Performance at West Bromwich Albion and Head of Athletic Performance for British Basketball. Although Gillett focuses mainly on helping patients rehabilitate after injuries through aquatics, he also […]

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Research compares the metabolic responses from land to underwater treadmill exercise

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

The University of Maine’s exercise science department along with professors from the Rutgers Equine Science Center developed and published the research study, “The metabolic response to treadmill graded exercise: traditional vs. underwater.” The purpose of the study was to the determine the metabolic effects of four graded exercise tests performed on an underwater treadmill and then […]

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Total Knee Replacement Case Study

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Health & Wellness Stories, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, more than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States. Many patients experience great relief from this surgery, but sometimes the recovery is more difficult than patients initially expect. The physical therapy that accompanies the recovery is extremely important but can be tiring […]

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