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Now Accepting Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED) Submissions

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

HydroWorx is proud to announce the opening of the 2015 Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED). This award was created to recognize athletic trainers who have achieved exceptional rehabilitation results through the use of advanced water therapy. The first award was presented in 2013 at the National Athletic Training Association’s annual Symposium to Eric Sugarman, Head Athletic Trainer […]

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Fresh Ideas for Pediatric Aquatic Therapy. Access Webinar On-Demand.

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

On March 12, 2015, the NRHA hosted a webinar titled, “Pediatric Aquatic Therapy: Improving Outcomes by Integrating Play & Creativity.” In this webinar, Amy Arruda, DPT, ATRIC, Director of Aquatics at Leg Up Farm in Mt. Wolf, PA discussed many different cases and the creative programming she uses to keep children engaged and progressing in their therapy. Leg Up Farm is […]

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Why Water Worx for Rural Health Providers

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

Integrating water therapy into a rural hospital can help achieve quality outcomes and reduce readmissions. Clinicians who have used advanced aquatic technology, such as underwater treadmills and resistance therapy jets, as part of their rehabilitation services, have found that their patients achieve better rehab outcomes. These patients also experience less pain related to rehabilitation and are happier to comply with their rehabilitation protocols. […]

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Partial ACL & PCL Tear: Using Aquatic Therapy in Place of Surgery

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

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most commonly injured ligaments of the knee. The incidence of ACL injuries is currently estimated at approximately 200,000 annually, with 100,000 ACL reconstructions performed each year. We recently learned of a case of someone opting out of surgery for […]

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HydroWorx Was a “Clear Choice” for This World-Class Senior Living Facility

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

When Clear Choice says its goal is to foster independence, freedom, mobility and healthy living in its residents, the company is being sincere. Not only are they known for their cutting-edge methods for helping their patients remain in tiptop shape, but they also offer tremendous resources. Currently, Clear Choice has multiple facilities across Florida and […]

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Presbyterian Village North: Where Water Nurtures Healthier Aging

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

Every senior living community strives to cater to its population in a variety of ways.  This includes offering rehabilitation and fitness options that aren’t available elsewhere.  After all, chances are good that as residents age, they will need some kind of physical or occupational therapy, as well as the desire to stay in shape. Statistics […]

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

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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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