Vikings Rookie Back in Action

Vikings Rookie Back in Action

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Vikings Rookie Back in Action
HydroWorx’s Aquatic Therapy Aids Peterson’s Quick Return to the Field

Middletown, PANot long ago, a knee injury to a running back could result in a lengthy rehab, the end of a season, or even the end of a career.  Vikings’ star-rookie, Adrian Peterson, suffered a torn lateral collateral ligament injury in the November 11th game against Green Bay .  The outcome of his injury; however was quite different with his gritty determination and the cutting-edge aquatic therapy he received at Summit Place Senior Campus in Eden Prarie, MN.  Within 24 hours of the play, Peterson was in a Hydroworx 2000 pool – jogging.  He returned to the playing field in two weeks.

The 2000 Series is HydroWorx’s flagship product in their line-up, to fulfill the mission of providing the best in aquatic therapy and fitness.  This is achieved with a barrier free modular pool whose floor, which doubles as an underwater treadmill, can be elevated to meet the athlete at floor level then be submersed to depths of up to six feet.  The cushioned, low-impact treadmill operates at speeds of .2 mph increments to a top speed of 8.5 mph.  Also unique to HydroWorx pools are the resistance jets, massage hoses, variable water temperatures, and underwater cameras and viewing monitors.

The former Oklahoma star was recruited by Minnesota in the first round of 2007, and has lived up to pre-season hype by leading the league in rushing – even after missing two games. He also walked away with the Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award. To hear more about Peterson’s rehab and the benefits of aquatic therapy review the news story from the Fox affiliate in Minnesota.

About HydroWorx: HydroWorx specializes in designing, manufacturing, and marketing the world’s finest water therapy and conditioning equipment for the sports, healthcare, eldercare, and fitness markets. The company leads the industry in scientific research and data supporting the therapeutic and rehabilitative properties of water therapy. HydroWorx has sold products in 50 states and nine countries. Among its extensive and elite client list are: Dr. James Andrews, renowned orthopedic surgeon; the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints, the U.S. Navy Seals, NASA, the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Manchester United, Nike, the NHL champion Pittsburgh Penguins, the NCAA men’s basketball national champion Duke University, Notre Dame, and Appalachian State.


Nicole Biesecker
Media Relations


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