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Marathon Training: From Rehabilitation to Performance

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Running, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Nicole is an avid runner who has participated in multiple half-marathons and marathons. While training for a half marathon last year, she developed a painful injury with a pretty technical name: posterior tibialis tendonitis. This basically means she couldn’t walk for more than 5 minutes without extreme pain in her foot and ankle.  She went […]

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Why Water Worx for Elite Runners and Athletes

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, HydroWorx, Nike Oregon Project Tracker, Oregon Project, Running, Sports Stories, Training Tips, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

We know that water is extremely beneficial for rehabilitation, pain management, conditioning while injured, etc.  These uses get the majority of the attention, for good reason: they give us all hope, encouragement and excitement as we see visible improvements in people’s lives. But, it is also important to note, and no less amazing, what water […]

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New Wave of Senior Living Housing and Facilities

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

According to a recent article in the business section of The StarTribune, “Senior housing booms as cities age,” by Janet Moore, about 1,100 senior units are under construction in the metro area (Twin Cities) in Minnesota. Housing developments and facilities that are “custom-made for seniors are springing up across the Twin Cities to accommodate the […]

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Meet with HydroWorx this week at Rehab Summit

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

HydroWorx is on the road again! The Seventh Annual Rehab Summit Conference is this week in Las Vegas, and HydroWorx will be exhibiting in booth #221. The Rehab Summit provides the perfect opportunity to learn from some of the nation’s top rehabilitation professionals.  A chance to discover cutting edge products, services, and technology from exhibiting companies. […]

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Stroke Patient Increases Mobility with Aquatic Therapy

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

Strokes affect hundreds of thousands of people each year. Their effects range from minor to severe, but the majority of stroke patients require some level of physical rehabilitation. Determining the most effective and painless form of rehabilitation can be a challenge for many patients and physical therapists. Warm water therapy can be a viable and […]

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Protecting an Achilles Repair with Water Therapy

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

Protecting an Achilles repair post-surgery early on in the rehabilitation process is extremely important. Using water therapy, exercises can begin earlier with reduced stress on the repair. At Boston Sports Medicine, physical therapist Meaghan Harwood discusses the importance of using aquatic therapy for her patient Dan after his Achilles repair. Dan has a goal of […]

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How One Facility Uses Water to Prevent ACL Injuries

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

The following post consists of information provided by one loyal HydroWorx customer, Dave Hill, PT and Marketing Manager at NovaCare Rehabilitation in Philadelphia, PA. An article published in July 2007, “Prevention of anterior cruciate ligament injury in the female athlete,” written by Holly Jacinda Silvers and Bert R Mandelbaum, discusses in detail the importance of […]

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What Happened in Vegas

| Posted in: Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Sports Medicine

As many of you know, last week was the National Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, and boy did HydroWorx have a lot of exciting things going on! Everything from handing out 800 T-Shirts, to presenting the Excellence in Aquatics Award, to giving away a pool- it all happened. One of the big […]

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Attendees Dive In at Hydrotherapy Course at St George’s Park

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

Last week, HydroWorx offered an aquatic therapy education course at St. George’s Park National Training Centre.  The half day course included a presentation and in water demonstration by Jason Palmer, Physiotherapist from Chelsea Football Club.  Participating in the course were physiotherapists and educators from the Premier League, Rugby Clubs, and Private Practice Physical Therapy settings.  […]

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Upcoming Free Webinar! Register Today.

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

In case you missed this presentation by Eric Sugarman, Head Athletic Trainer of the Minnesota Vikings, during the PFATS/Ronnie P. Barnes Educational Session at the 2013 NATA Annual Meeting, we’re offering a free webinar – Register today! From ACL/MCL Reconstruction to NFL MVP: A Case Report, Presented by: Eric Sugarman, Head Athletic Trainer, Minnesota Vikings. On July 11, 2013 […]

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