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Upcoming Webinar: How to Make Aquatic Therapy Profitable

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Webinars

Purchasing a pool, no matter the size, is a big investment for any facility especially smaller privately owned clinics. Even if you strongly believe in the power of water, it can be overwhelming to look at the numbers. Join us on Tuesday, August 12 at 1:00pm for the webinar, “How to Make Aquatic Therapy Profitable,” […]

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GOOD SHEPHERD PENN PARTNERS FUSES CONVENIENCE AND INNOVATION IN NEW MEGA-USE FACILITY

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 GOOD SHEPHERD PENN PARTNERS FUSES CONVENIENCE AND INNOVATION IN NEW MEGA-USE FACILITY     Integration and Collaboration.   These are the guiding words behind the recent creation of Penn Medicine’s University City, the new 13 story state-of-the-art facility which fuses together patient convenience and care-giver  innovation to bring what planners of the project call “unprecedented […]

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GOOD SHEPHERD PENN PARTNERS FUSES CONVENIENCE AND INNOVATION IN NEW MEGA-USE FACILITY

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 GOOD SHEPHERD PENN PARTNERS FUSES CONVENIENCE AND INNOVATION IN NEW MEGA-USE FACILITY     Integration and Collaboration.   These are the guiding words behind the recent creation of Penn Medicine’s University City, the new 13 story state-of-the-art facility which fuses together patient convenience and care-giver  innovation to bring what planners of the project call “unprecedented […]

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4 Advantages of Warm Water Therapy for Osteoarthritis

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

Although osteoarthritis oftentimes causes pain and frustration, sometimes the additional implications compound the problem. For instance, individuals find activity difficult and painful so they slowly reduce their amount of exercise and daily activities. This in turn, can lead to weight gain and increased pain when doing even less strenuous activities. Although this is common for […]

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Maintaining Cardiovascular Fitness After Hip Replacement and Revision

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Rehabilitation Tips, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

After two hip replacements and a hip revision, PE teacher, previous Paralympian and coach, Deb Sunderman used the HydroWorx 500 Series pool at ACCUA in Savage, MN to maintain her cardiovascular endurance and strength. After having the hip surgeries, it was difficult for Sunderman to stay active on land (unless she was running after a student […]

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The Healing Power of Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy

The following post has been summarized from the recent article, “Healing Through Aquatic Therapy,” published on July 24, 2014 in Rehab Management.  We all know that water is relaxing and therapeutic, but why? What is it about water that creates such a soothing environment for therapy and recovery? To start, the buoyancy of water aids […]

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Overcome Obesity with Underwater Treadmill Exercise

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

A research study from 2009 conducted at Texas A & M University, shows the effectiveness of underwater treadmill exercise for overweight adults. The study titled, “Comparative Efficacy of Water and Land Treadmill Training for Overweight or Obese Adults,” was conducted in order to explore the efficacy of underwater treadmill exercise training programs by comparing changes in […]

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5 Reasons to Take the Plunge

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips

Do you currently offer aquatic therapy? Do you wonder what all of the hype is about? While the effects of aquatic therapy (or hydrotherapy) are obvious to some, they are not as well known to others. Warm water therapy combined with state-of-the-art technology can create some impressive advantages for rehabilitation. Here are just 5 ways […]

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6 Benefits of Underwater Running (Infographic)

| Posted in: HydroWorx, In the News, Running, Sports Stories, Water Treadmill

The summer is a time for getting outdoors and being more active. Triathlons, marathons and road races have become very popular ways for staying active in the summer. Many people sign up throughout the year as something to look forward to when summer rolls around. However, with an increased amount of land training and running, injuries […]

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The Impossible Can Become Possible for TBI and SCI Patients

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

There is no “recipe” for treating traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI) patients. Each case has it’s own history, specific diagnosis and limitations. Thankfully, we live in an era where technology is ever-evolving and creating opportunities for these patients beyond what they may have dreamed. Combining technological advancements with the extreme skill […]

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