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Now Accepting 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED) Submissions!

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories

We are proud to announce the opening of the 2014 Excellence in Aquatics Award Submissions! Determination. Innovation. Excellence. As you may know, we held the inaugural Excellence in Aquatics Award (SMED) in 2013.  At the 2013 National Athletic Trainers Association meeting in Las Vegas, we announced Eric Sugarman and the Minnesota Vikings Athletic Training Staff as […]

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Upcoming Free Webinar: The Changing Healthcare Environment: Is There a Role for Aquatic Therapy?

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Uncategorized, Webinars

Join us for a free webinar on the changing healthcare environment and how aquatic therapy fits! On March 18th at 1:00pm EDT, Ted Yanchuleff will be presenting “The Changing Healthcare Environment: Is There aRole for Aquatic Therapy?”  The webinar will attempt to address some of the implications on an aquatic therapy program associated with the […]

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4 Lessons Learned From an Aging Athlete

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

The following is a post written by, Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, and President and co-owner of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates, in Oregon. In 2013, I posted a series of blogs about a local masters-level runner that had aspirations of running 13 separate half marathons (13.1 miles).  If you recall, he achieved this goal (plus 2 marathons), […]

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4 Phases of Aquatic Rehabilitation for Return to Play

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Stories, Water Therapy

With March Madness approaching and teams gearing up to fight till the end, keep your players healthy and fresh with aquatic therapy! For sports, aquatic rehabilitation can be used in many different ways. At the University of Virginia, it is often used as a “transition phase” for their athletes. For the UVA women’s basketball team, […]

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Dr. Dennis Dolny Discusses Research and New Textbook

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

A new textbook was recently published, titled “The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning,” written by leaders in the sport & exercise and orthopedic industries.  Dr. Kevin E. Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA and Dr. David M. Joyner, MD, FACS, along with noted domestic and international leaders in the field, explore the […]

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Aquatic Therapy Grabs the Spotlight in NC

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

Have you ever wondered if your rehabilitation path determines the results you have?  Countless patients have found that utilizing aquatic therapy during rehabilitation positively impacts their outcomes. Joan Burlingham, a patient at OrthoCarolina, understands this well after she had her right knee replaced back in October. She quickly found out that  her therapy wouldn’t be […]

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Visit with HydroWorx at LeadingAge Oklahoma

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

Next week, HydroWorx is traveling to the LeadingAge Oklahoma 19th Annual Conference in Midwest City, Oklahoma. About the Conference: This year’s LeadingAge theme is, [re]defining age.There’s no one size fits all approach to aging.  Just ask the wave of baby boomers who are [re]defining every aspect of the process. This Conference will explore how individuals […]

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Warm Water Therapy Provides Healing for Stroke Patient

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

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel to one’s brain is blocked or broken, thus damaging brain cells. With the loss of these brain cells, a person also loses skills controlled by that portion of the brain. Exactly what skills or how many a patient may lose depends on the severity of the brain damage […]

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5 Reasons Why Aquatics is Valuable for Your Community

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

Are you considering adding aquatic therapy to your senior living community? Adding aquatic therapy can produce a safe and comfortable environment for your residents and your community members to rehabilitate and condition. Here are 5 equitable reasons why aquatics is valuable to your community: Fall Reduction. Statistics show that as people age their risk of […]

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Have You Ever Wanted To Try A HydroWorx pool?

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

After hearing all about the benefits of therapy in a warm water environment, it makes you want to get in a try a HydroWorx pool right? Well, we have many opportunities for you to ‘experience’ a HydroWorx aquatic therapy pool from attending a live webcast online to taking advantage of our ‘Try Before You Buy […]

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