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Tips for Treating Patients Throughout COVID-19

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Dr. Al Pinto practices chiropractic medicine and is the owner of Spine and Joint Associates, located in South Bend Indiana. With his wife who acts as office manager, the practice includes four doctors, operating out of two offices.  Aquatic therapy is one of the many services the practice offers, featuring two HydroWorx above-ground underwater treadmill […]

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Facility Spotlight: Blue Wave Physical Therapy

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight

This month we are excited to shine our facility spotlight on Catherine Courtney, PT, MPT, and her facility Blue Wave Physical Therapy and Wellness Center (Metairie, LA). Catherine partnered with her sister, a massage therapist, and opened Blue Wave PT one year ago. They both grew up loving to swim, and getting into the water […]

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Using Water to Enhance Recovery for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine, Water Therapy group of college kids using THRIVE Plunge

Aquatic therapy has long been used as a method for athletes to quickly recover from an injury and return to their sport. This type of modality has allowed for athletes to train and rehabilitate even when they are suffering from injuries that are chronic or reoccurring. Using a hot or cold pool after a workout […]

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Webinar Recap: Sprint Work

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Treadmill, Webinars

As part of the Spring Sports Medicine CEU webinar series, Murphy Grant, who is the Sr. Assistant Athletic Director at Wake Forest University, presented on how to build a sprint work program that ensures athletes are consistently becoming faster and stronger. Murphy discussed the components of speed, the benefits of using water and multiple ways […]

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HydroWorx with NFL and Collegiate Players Webinar Recap

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Webinars

As part of our Spring Sports Medicine CEU Training Program, we had the pleasure of working with Collin Francis who is an assistant athletic trainer with the Baltimore Ravens. Collin presented on using hydrotherapy to treat collegiate and professional athletes. The webinar was packed with good information. Here are some points Collin suggested you consider […]

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Research Shows Effects of Aquatic Walking For Peripheral Artery Disease Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Physical Therapy, Research, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

According to the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute, peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common condition and circulatory problem which causes the arteries to become narrowed and stiffened due to an accumulation of plaque in the arteries. This accumulation of plaque or fatty deposits causes a reduction in blood flow which results in the […]

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10 Tips for Preparing an Application for Funding

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

By: Paula Bodine, HydroWorx Clincal Education Specialist During these unprecedented times many of us are trying to find creative ways to keep our projects and business going. Grants are a great way to seek community, state or even federal funding for your clinic, care center, or hospital. We understand that you want to make your […]

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Treating Osteoarthritis using Hydrotherapy

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

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it impacts millions of people throughout the world. This form of arthritis primarily affects the aging population. A major symptom of the condition is pain that is caused by the breakdown of protective cartilage in joints such as the hips, knees, hands and spine. Several research […]

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COVID-19 Update from HydroWorx

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March 17, 2020 Dear Valued HydroWorx Customers: What unprecedented times these are. We hope that you and your families are safe and healthy as we all continue to monitor and adjust our daily routines to the global coronavirus (COVID-19). We are writing to assure you that we are committed to protecting the health and safety […]

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Research Shows Effects of Underwater Treadmill Training on Chronic Stroke Patients

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

The effects of aquatic therapy on stroke patients is significant because it has been found that they typically experience impaired walking ability because of decreased balance. This decrease in balance can lead to falls, which decreases mobility, increases fear of falling and affects their ability to return to activities of daily living. Finding ways to […]

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