ACL, MCL and Medial Meniscus Tear Case History Study
It was 8 weeks post-op for the volleyball player who had endured an ACL, MCL and Meniscus Tear on her right knee during a volleyball tournament. While she had been receiving land physical therapy since the first day after surgery at Dr. Daniel C. Eby’s, she had hit a plateau in her rehab and was […]
HydroWorx Bursting Bubbles: Challenging Misconceptions About Aquatic Therapy Episode 1
Misconception #1: Aquatic Therapy is Only Beneficial for Lower Extremity Rehabilitation Hear from Veronica Paquette as she discusses this myth and some great examples of how she uses aquatic therapy for more than just lower extremities.
Groin Pain (Osteitis Pubis) Case Study
An athlete pursuing a Division I scholarship began experiencing severe right groin pain, which was eventually diagnosed as osteitis pubis. To ensure his return to play, aquatic therapist, Todd Lewarchick, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT used aquatic therapy for 6 sessions and land therapy for 2 sessions. Although osteitis pubis has chance of lingering and returning, because […]
Total Knee Replacement
Total knee replacement rehabilitation in a HydroWorx pool. Therapy session includes a “how to” on waterproofing a fresh surgical site so the patient can receive aquatic therapy immediately after surgery. Angee Neish, PT is the treating therapist at the Kansas Joint & Spine Institute in Wichita, KS for this video.
Total Shoulder Repair
Wally underwent a total shoulder replacement and started in the HydroWorx pool just one week post-surgery with Veronica Paquette, Owner and PT at Essex Aquatic Rehab Center. Prior to the surgery his left arm was basically non-functional. After the surgery and hard work in rehab, he says his arm is now better than it was […]
A major concern about getting patients or athletes into the water early is exposing the wound to the water. There is plenty of research and anecdotal evidence to show that this should not be a concern when handled properly. According to a meta-analysis published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2013, early […]
Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery
For Charles, age 69, a patient at Peak Performance in Lynbrook, NY, wear and tear of his rotator cuff required him to undergo surgery. Luckily for Charles, 4 weeks after his surgery he was able to start his rehabilitation by participating in aqua therapy with an Aquatic Therapist from Peak Performance, Olmer Cruz in the […]
Rotator Cuff Repair
Patient tore the rotator cuff in three places. Rehab takes place following surgery in a HydroWorx pool at Every Woman Physical Therapy in Burlington, Vermont. Page Updated on: March 31, 2020
Labral Repair of the Shoulder
This patient injured the right shoulder and had Labral Repair of the Shoulder which resulted in “frozen shoulder” like symptoms. Rehabilitation took place under the direction of Veronica Paquette, Physical Therapist, in a HydroWorx pool at Essex Aquatics & Rehab Center, in Essex, Vermont.