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RETIREMENT COMMUNITY BRINGS ‘DOWNTOWN’ INSIDE

| Posted in: News

  The Tar Heel state is also known as a thriving hub of innovation and Carolina Village retirement community in Hendersonville adds a distinctive contribution to this legacy. It’s impressive new expansion includes many amenities, including a HydroWorx therapy pool. Carolina Village opened its doors in 1974—40 years ago this month—with the hope of providing […]

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4 Ways Aquatic Therapy Can Promote Healing After Joint Replacement

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

Hundreds of thousands of joint replacements are done each year in the United States. Replacing a joint can be extremely helpful to those who suffer from great pain, but the recovery can sometimes be strenuous. It is important to begin range of motion exercises soon after surgery, but this can often be a painful process. […]

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Relief from Chronic Pain and Stiffness with Warm Water Program

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

Chronic pain and muscle stiffness are common problems in older adults. The more that they have pain while moving, the less they are willing to do activities, which exacerbates the problem. Often an exercise program can help alleviate some of the pain and stiffness, but the soreness and fear of falling that come with it, leave […]

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Transverse Myelitis Rehab Using HydroWorx Pool

| Posted in: Uncategorized

The following post is summarized from the recent WAVE3.com video and article, “Teen’s determination to walk takes her 120 miles from home.” A few months ago, we posted about a young girl who was doing rehabilitation in a HydroWorx pool at Kennedy Kreiger for a condition called Transverse myelitis. That is not the only case of this […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from HydroWorx

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

Thanksgiving is a holiday known for its great feasts and family gatherings. Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on the things we are grateful for that are often are overlooked throughout the year. At HydroWorx we are thankful for so many things, but to name just a few: our passionate team, our loyal customers, all […]

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Underwater Treadmill and Cameras Are a Powerful Combination

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

The concept of an underwater treadmill and video cameras is one that often intrigues people and sounds like a neat idea. It is difficult, though, to always grasp how powerful that combination can be and the impact it can have. Miles Brothers is a 28 year old traumatic brain injury survivor and is experiencing, first-hand, the […]

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Research Shows Underwater Treadmill Training is Valuable for Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Research, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Treadmill

Numerous studies have shown the benefits of running underwater and using an underwater treadmill. One study, in particular, done by the Division of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance from the University of Idaho ‘investigated the cardio-respiratory responses elicited during maximal-effort runs’ using an underwater treadmill and a land treadmill. There were 23 ‘recreationally competitive […]

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Versatile HydroWorx 1200 Has Ability to Serve More

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

As a clinician, it is critical to find equipment and technology that has the ability to serve a variety of patient types and even athletes. Aquatic therapy in the HydroWorx 1200 Series pool, that is being utilized at many facilities, clinics and communities around the globe, has the ability to positively impact almost any individual. […]

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2015 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award Nominations Sought by HydroWorx

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The practice of aquatic therapy has risen significantly over the past decade, partially due to the prevalence of new aquatics practices, training and equipment, such as therapy pools outfitted with underwater treadmills. To recognize those who are pioneering the burgeoning world of advanced aquatics, HydroWorx is bestowing a 2015 Healthcare Excellence in Aquatics Award on […]

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Four Uses of Aquatic Therapy for Spinal Cord Injuries

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

The recovery process for a brain or spinal cord injury can be long, complex and extremely difficult. Thankfully, there is a great deal of clinical evidence that shows aquatic therapy is a suitable environment for improving recovery times and patient outcomes for many reasons. An aquatic environment works well for neuromusclar reeducation and strengthening because water’s […]

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