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Underwater Marathon Update

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

You may or may not know that HydroWorx, in partnership with The Eagle Fund, held its first ever Underwater Marathon last September to help provide world- class care to America’s injured warriors. It was an amazing event and quite a feat!  (see behind the scenes photos on this post from last year: Behind the Scenes) […]

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UT Soccer Phenom Benefits from Water Therapy

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

The 2013-2014 college soccer season is rapidly approaching and athletes all over the country are readying themselves for the first weeks of pre-season. One athlete, Caroline Brown from the University of Tennessee, has been highlighted by UTSports.com for her outstanding performances, as well as her dedication to her recovery as she prepares for her final […]

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Falls, A Major Concern For Aging “Baby Boomers”

| Posted in: Guest Bloggers, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Tips, Research, Uncategorized, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Today’s post is brought to you by Patrick Hald, HydroWorx’s Director of Senior Living Business Development, who wanted to share some interesting information about why aquatic therapy is extremely beneficial for the aging community. According to the US Centers for Disease Control one in three Americans aged 65+ fall each year.  The incidence of falls increases with age with 50% of […]

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Fantastic Four

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Life at HydroWorx, Running, Uncategorized, Water Treadmill

What a remarkable finish! Last week, on Wednesday July 17th,  the 32nd Annual Millers Mutual Harrisburg Mile took place. This race is one of the most popular and well attended in the Central Pennsylvania area, and this year HydroWorx had 4 special runners competing. The 4 members of the newly formed HydroWorx Track Club. Nick Berra, […]

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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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