Utilizing Aquatic Therapy for Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

Utilizing Aquatic Therapy for Hip Replacement Rehabilitation


Sponsored by HydroWorx

Presented by: Erin Bussin, M.Sc, CSCS, Performance Rehabilitation Coach, Hydrotherapy Lead, Fortius Sport & Health

This webinar aims to present findings in the literature regarding outcomes of patients using aquatic therapy vs. land therapy after hip replacement. Additionally, presenter Erin Bussin, M.Sc, CSCS, will discuss practical applications for underwater treadmill rehabilitation and guidelines for treating postoperative hip replacements

Erin will focus on the current hip replacement protocol and objectives on how to effectively create a rehabilitation program in an aquatic therapy pool. She will outline the major focuses at each stage of rehabilitation and which exercises to perform during these stages. Erin will also share case studies of clients she has treated at Fortius Sport & Health.


  • Identify benefits of aquatic therapy for hip replacements according to current scientific literature.
  • Create a rehabilitation program for postoperative hip replacement in an aquatic therapy pool.
  • Apply effective aquatic therapy exercises at each stage of postoperative hip replacement rehabilitation.



Continuing Education:
This course is intended for athletic trainers. 1 CEU is available through the BOC for athletic trainers who watch the live webinar in its entirety.