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Keeping Athletes Safe in the Summer Heat

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As we have moved into August and are facing the fact that fall is quickly approaching, the remaining summer heat and humidity can still present challenges. These challenges, such as heat stroke, are especially apparent as athletes continue to develop and push their limits while preparing for their seasons. Training camps, practices and outdoor games have […]

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Webinar Recap – Lower Body Rehabilitation in an Aquatic Environment

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We were fortunate enough to be joined by Erin Bussin (CSCS, R. Kin) and Dr. Nicholas Held for an incredibly informative webinar discussing Lower Body Rehabilitation in an Aquatic Environment. Both Nick and Erin have used several different HydroWorx products with a wide variety of patient groups, including professional athletes, elderly, military, and the general […]

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6 Benefits of Using Aquatics for Juvenile Arthritis Treatment

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Summer is full of great opportunities for children to take a break from school and venture outdoors to explore and play. The warm weather and inviting sunshine are all that kids need to get active and dirty. However, this can be challenging for the nearly 300,000 kids and teens in the US that are living […]

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Incorporating Aquatic Therapy into Cardiac Rehabilitation

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Cardiac rehabilitation is a recovery option that allows cardiac patients to exercise safely under supervision, while being educated on the importance of physical activity, lifestyle changes, and how to prevent future heart disease complications. Early interventions often focus on the following goals: Reducing resting and exercise heart rate Decreasing resting and exercise blood pressure Reducing […]

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10 Things You Can Do While Awaiting Elective Surgery

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COVID-19 delayed multiple non-essential surgeries causing many to wonder what they can do to minimize their pain and stay healthy until they can schedule their surgeries. Here are a few options to consider: Speak to your health care provider about the pros and cons of getting vaccinated for COVID. Continue good hygiene. Wash your hands […]

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Managing Chronic Pain While Waiting for Elective Surgeries

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Nearly 83.5% of all elective orthopedic procedures performed in the US have been delayed, postponed, or canceled since the outbreak of COVID-19. Limited hospital beds, equipment and staffing combined with a focus on decreasing transmission were immediate concerns that caused a great shift in medical priorities over the last year. Unfortunately, non-essential procedures account for […]

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4 Strategies for a Successful Wellness Program

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Aquatic therapy is usually the catalyst for the implementation of a HydroWorx system, but several of our customers have also seen success from adding wellness or maintenance programs due to popular demand from their patients. These facilities found that their patients love the water and want to continue using the pool even after their physical […]

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Using Cold Water for Immersion Therapy

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HydroWorx had the pleasure of collaborating with Pat Viroux of ProCcare and Murphy Grant of Wake Forest University to provide an educational webinar on Using Cold Water for Immersion Therapy and the importance for athletes. During this webinar, Murphy shared his insight and knowledge regarding how he treats his athletes and how he uses the […]

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How to Encourage Wellness and Fitness in Your Senior Living Home

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Exercise, nutrition and preventative health measures are essential for people to stay healthy, and this is especially true for seniors. In senior living facilities, wellness programs are an essential feature, targeting seniors’ all-around health to help them keep illnesses and injuries at bay. A significant challenge for senior living executives, however, is figuring out how […]

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How to Explain the Benefits of Aquatic Therapy to Prospective Senior Living Residents

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Aquatic therapy provides a safe and effective environment for exercise and rehabilitation in senior living facilities. Therapy pools from HydroWorx are some of the best senior living amenities in independent, assisted living and skilled nursing centers, providing a soothing and fun exercise environment that helps reduce pain, prevent falls and improve circulation. However, it can be challenging […]

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