88 year-old Jack suffers from Peripheral Neuropathy. It has affected his balance and core strength, and has been the cause of multiple dangerous falls. Watch as Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA of Northwest Rehabilitation Associates in Salem, OR, successfully combats Jack’s diagnosis with the safe and effective water environment, utilizing the HydroWorx pool. Jack […]
Atypical Parkinson’s Disease
An atypical Parkinson’s patient found amazing recovery and results due in large part to her aquatic and occupational therapy at Vital Energy Rehab and Wellness Center. Hear how she went from being completely dependent on help to fully functioning thanks to her therapy.
32 Year-Old Athlete Diagnosed with Mulitple Sclerosis
Rick Ebner was a collegiate running back and wrestler. His life revolved around athletic activity until, at age 32, he was diagnosed with Multiple sclerosis. He utilizes the HydroWorx pool With Chris Kost at ACCUA in Savage, MN. He has gained strength, confidence, balance, and capability through exercising and rehabilitating on the treadmill in the […]
Kim, a single mom of three, does all the things that any mom of three needs to do. But Kim does all of this while dealing with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). These effects cause her to use crutches to get around at work and home and to use a wheelchair for longer travels. […]
MS and Parkinson’s
Virginia Bishop has been living with multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease since the mid-nineties. Her declining strength and balance had gradually infringed upon her quality of life. Fortunately, this brought Virginia to Walnut Ridge in Clive, IA. Nick Drey, the senior community’s Director of Wellness created an aquatic therapy protocol for Virginia in their HydroWorx […]
This child suffers from a Medulloblastoma Tumor in a posterior location of the brain. Following chemotherapy and tumor recurrence, HydroWorx aquatic therapy is utilized by the treating Physical Therapist, Cindy Jarosch. Sessions occur at Children’s Hospital of St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota in a HydroWorx pool.
Lymphoma and Spinal Metastases
Patient was diagnosed with lymphoma and the cancer metastasized to his spine. Neurological complications led to an incredible degree of spasticity in the lower body; his ambulation is severely limited as a result. The Carlisle Regional Medical Center utilizes its HydroWorx pool in the patient’s rehabilitation and gait work.
Lung, Brain, & Bone Cancer
Lise Kraemer’s life changed when doctors found a tumor in her left lung. The lung was removed immediately, along with 26 lymph nodes. Despite the emergency surgery, the cancer had quickly metastasized to her brain and left hip. Lise underwent surgery and braved radiation on her brain and hip for six weeks, only to find […]
Mary, a patient with cerebral palsy at Pieters Family Life Center, suffered from an injury that resulted in bursitis. Once Mary found herself struggling to perform her daily tasks she knew she had to do something. Mary started going to Pieters Family Life Center to use the HydroWorx Pool to strengthen and stretch her muscles […]
15-year-old Aaron Myers has high-tone cerebral palsy. His most dramatic improvements from physical rehabilitation have come over the past year and a half, due to utilization of the HydroWorx pool at ACCUA, in Savage, Minnesota in conjunction with traditional, land-based physical therapy. His improved strength, balance, and physical endurance allow him to support his body […]