Webinar Recap: Biomechanical Alterations in the Water

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Sports Medicine, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

Recently, HydroWorx sponsored a webinar presented by Nick Held, M.Hk, CSCS, Research and Development Manager at Hydrathletics located in Kingston, ON. In this webinar, he focused on the biomechanical alterations during running while immersed in water compared to land-based running. Watch the full webinar on-demand now>> Nick has extensive experience with aquatic therapy and has done a […]

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Hockey Players Transition from Water to Ice

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, HydroWorx, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, Sports Stories, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

While fans in Vegas fight for seats to watch their brand-new Golden Knights’ play for the Stanley Cup, players for Vegas and Washington battle to stay fresh during the last leg of the postseason. Not an easy task; hockey is the fastest moving contact sport, with players skating up to almost 40 mph. Injury rates […]

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Gimmicks or Game Changers?

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, Athletic Training, Rehabilitation Tips, Sports Medicine, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill Person shooting basketball from HydroWorx pool

When the 3-point shot debuted, sports writers called it a “gimmick.” John MacLeod, then coach of the Phoenix Suns—the 90’s most proficient shooters—told the New York Times, “It may change our game at the end of quarters, but I’m not going to set up plays for guys to bomb 23 feet. I think that’s very […]

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“The Worst Thing That Happens Is That He Gets His Hair Wet!”: Life After Trauma for Jackie Lithgow

| Posted in: Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Eventually, every life-altering event becomes history. At that moment, it’s possible to pinpoint important events that happened along the way. Such is the case with Jackie Lithgow’s story. Years after almost dying from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained while trying to break up a fight among his fellow college students, Jackie has recovered enough […]

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Webinar Recap: Balance Training for Older Adults

| Posted in: Aquatic Education, Aquatic Therapy, Aquatic Therapy Protocols, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill, Webinars

A day after we hosted the webinar, “Balance Training with Aquatic Therapy for the Older Adult CNN published an article, “Aging gracefully: Preventing falls.” The timing seems almost perfect. While research continues to show the importance of exercise for aging adults, it also has benefits for preventing falls.  From the article, “Preventing falls, which requires a […]

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HydroWorx Debuts Smallest Product for Aquatic Therapy

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

We are committed to more than just making the finest aquatic therapy equipment on the planet. We realize that over 30,000 people use our products every day in 50 states and many countries — and we take that responsibility seriously. Our mission at HydroWorx is to reach 50,000 lives each day with our technology. And in order […]

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Cutting Edge Pediatric Therapy Brings Hope and Healing to Children with Special Needs

| Posted in: Facility Spotlight, Pediatric, Physical Therapy, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy

Kate and Joe Lundgren knew they had to do something. In the late 1990s, both of their beautiful baby boys had been diagnosed with Autism. Trenton with Asperger’s Syndrome and Spencer, Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS). Kate, a seasoned occupational therapist, and husband Joe dove in. They began learning about their sons’ diagnoses, the […]

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Facility Spotlight: Tri-City Wellness & Fitness Center

| Posted in: Aquatic Conditioning, Aquatic Therapy, HydroWorx, Physical Therapy, Uncategorized, underwater treadmill, Water Therapy, Water Treadmill

Eighty-seven miles south of Los Angeles lies a picturesque seaside community called Carlsbad, California. It stretches over seven miles of San Diego County’s Pacific coast. They average a winter temp of 65 degrees and in the summer, it climbs to a Garden-of-Eden-feel of around 75. If you are fortunate enough to live in the Carlsbad […]

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Minnesota Vikings New Performance Center

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The following blog post has been summarized from the recent article on, “1st Look at TCO’s Enhanced Locker, Training and Weight Rooms.” More space. Upgraded amenities. Taking care of athletes. This is a common story among college and professional teams alike, and finally the Minnesota Vikings are getting their long awaited new state-of-the-art facility. […]

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Webinar Recap: Upper Body Rehabilitation

| Posted in: Aquatic Education

A few weeks ago, we hosted a great webinar from Barry Lippman at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC on upper body rehabilitation. In this webinar, Barry provided great framework for upper body rehabilitation based on his use of their HydroWorx 750 Series pool along with plunge pools. Watch the entire webinar here>> The key […]

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