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Free Webinar: Strategies for Treating Low Back Injuries with Aquatic Therapy

| Posted in: Uncategorized

According to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), low back pain is a very common problem in industrialized countries, affecting over 70 percent of the working population and it is also common in sports such as football, soccer, golf, rowing and gymnastics. Injuries to the lower back can be the result of improper conditioning and […]

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Baseball Fever Strikes Again, and Aquatic Fitness Keeps Players in the Game

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Although the weather in the northeastern part of the United States, such as Middletown, PA-HydroWorx’s home base- hasn’t quite thawed yet, professional baseball players are back on the grass and turf for sunny spring training in the Phoenix, Arizona and Clearwater, Florida areas. As these athletes begin to get back in shape for another season […]

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Upcoming Webinar: "Pediatric Aquatic Therapy: Improving Outcomes by Integrating Play & Creativity"

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Webinars

Leg Up Farm is a non-profit therapy center in York County, Pennsylvania, for children with disabilities and developmental delays. They have seen some great results from using aquatic therapy along with some creativity with their pediatric clients. Join us on March 12, 2015 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT for the free webinar, “Pediatric Aquatic Therapy: Improving Outcomes by […]

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Interested in Creating a Senior Aquatics Program? Access this webinar on-demand

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Water Therapy, Webinars

On February 24, 2015, we hosted a webinar titled, “Road Map to Creating a Successful Aquatics Program for Seniors.” In this webinar, Rachel McDermott, PTA, former Director of Rehabilitation and Paula Osterberger, Wellness Director at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque, IA discussed their successes and lessons learned from starting an aquatic therapy program in their senior living wellness and therapy center. Stonehill Care […]

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Oregon Duck Tight End is Redefining What is Possible

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent NBC Sport article, “Duck TE Pharaoh Brown nearly had lower leg amputated,” published on February 25, 2015. Many articles have recently been written about the inspiring comeback story of Oregon Duck, TE Pharaoh Brown. Brown’s injury occurred this past November in a game against Utah, […]

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Spring Training: ATs Discuss the Role of Hydrotherapy

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

Here in South-central Pennsylvania, snow covers the corn fields and roof-tops. Temperatures continue to dip below freezing.  Spring has not yet sprung. Yet, a few thousand miles south of here, the smell of freshly cut grass wafts through the air. Infields are raked and chalked to perfection and athletes prepare to don their spikes. Scores […]

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Innovation in Senior Care in Ellsworth

| Posted in: News

What do you get when you mix the city manager of a Down East Maine community, looking to increase her city’s senior population, with an innovative healthcare company ready to expand? Then, sprinkle in an empty school with available property. What’s the outcome? “Magic,” said Ellsworth, Maine’s city manager, Michelle Beal. The planning of Seaport […]

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Ellsworth, Maine Boasts New Senior Living Community

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, In the News, Physical Therapy, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent press release, “Innovation in Ellsworth,” published on February 26, 2015. Seaport Village, located in Ellsworth, ME, is a brand new, 63,600-square-foot, two-story facility that holds 91 beds — 61 for nursing care, including rehabilitation services, and the other 30 for assisted living. The project had been in the works […]

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The Value of Water for a Collegiate Distance Runner

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

In a collegiate setting, hydrotherapy is often used for the football, baseball and basketball players. At the University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, even the cross country and track and field teams use hydrotherapy almost daily to help transition runners with musculoskeletal injuries back to full running. Zach Sanchez, ATC, works with the men’s and women’s cross country teams […]

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Experts Share Value of Water at CSM

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

We had quite the fun, busy and successful week in Indianapolis for the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. We had an exciting booth with great staff which helped make this trade show successful. We handed out t-shirts, opened the pool up for attendees to try, hosted an event and more! And […]

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