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Research from Utah State University Indicates Aquatic Therapy Improves Balance, Prevents Falls and Impacts Activities of Daily Living

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Research from Utah State University Indicates Aquatic Therapy Improves Balance, Prevents Falls and Impacts Activities of Daily Living The results of a Utah State University research study dedicated to testing individuals’ ability to balance after performing exercises on land and in a HydroWorx therapy pool indicate that aquatic therapy may provide a more promising and […]

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Life Changing Rehabilitation Facility Announces Groundbreaking on New Location

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

The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article, “Paralysis rehabilitation clinic breaks ground to help growing need,” written by Rachel Lewis on KSL.com.  Neuroworx, a unique rehabilitation facility dedicated to treating patients with paralysis from spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes and other neurological conditions, opened in 2004. Co-Founders, Dale Hull […]

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5 Reasons All Athletes Should Train Underwater

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Running, Training Tips

We may not all be professional athletes, but any level of athlete can benefit from underwater running. Whether you are a weekend warrior, a collegiate all-star, first-time 5k runner, professional baseball player or high school lacrosse player,  incorporating water into workouts can provide powerful physical and psychological benefits. Here are just five of the ways that […]

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Gait Training Using Hydromassage

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Gait training is the act of learning, relearning or correcting the way an individual walks. In the case of relearning how to walk, it is often accomplished through physical therapy on land in order to improve a patient’s ability to stand and walk, help to prevent falls, strengthen muscles and joints, improve balance and posture, develop muscle memory […]

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Research Shows That High Intensity Training Provides Relief for Arthritic Patients

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

Did you ever think you would see the words, “osteoarthritis” and “high-intensity training” in the same sentence? Osteoarthritis, according to the Mayo Clinic, is the most common form of arthritis that occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time, creating “wear-and-tear.” Therefore, words that come to mind when […]

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Progression of Running Drills Using Hydrotherapy

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Athletic Training, Running, Sports Medicine, Training Tips, Water Therapy

One of the finalists in the 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award running was Seton Hall University’s Anthony Testa, Med, ATC, CSCS,  for the Return to Improved Play of a Baseball and Softball Player. Seton Hall uses their hydrotherapy pools extensively and has found that they are able to improve running performance for athletes that require rehab from […]

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Customer Webcast: Aquatic Rehab for Progression of Shoulder Injuries

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Webinars

We are proud to promote one of our customers, Veronica Paquette, who is partnering with PhysicalTherapy.com for an upcoming webcast presentation. The webcast will feature a live video feed of the HydroWorx pool at Essex Aquatic & Rehab Center in Essex, VT along with the PowerPoint presentation for viewers to easily follow along. PhysicalTherapy.com provides online […]

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First Water Session for Knee Replacement Patient

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

Rehabilitation after a knee replacement is difficult enough, but can be complicated by comorbidities such as degenerative back problems. For this patient that we filmed a few years ago, her first aquatic therapy session was extremely important for her success due to the surgery and degeneration in her lumbar spine. Cynthia Carter-Koch underwent a knee replacement […]

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HydroWorx Top 5 Most Popular Blog Articles

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

We enjoy being able to provide blog posts to educate and entertain our readers. It is always enlightening to discover which blog posts seem to be the most popular because it helps us understand what people are interested in. Based on our viewing stats, we know that people love blogs about athletes, knees and inspiring stories. Here are […]

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Back Pain No Longer Confines Patient to Wheelchair

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

Diagnosed with Scoliosis, spinal stenosis, herniated discs, bulging discs, arthritis and having no disc between two of her vertebra, Diane had become sedentary. Fear and pain began to accompany any activity she needed to perform. She was told that there was nothing more she could do and that she would have to accept continuing injections and […]

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