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 Hip Replacement
Total hip replacement rehabilitation process is explained and demonstrated at Kansas Joint & Spine Institute in Wichita, KS. Angee Neish, PT is the treating clinician in their HydroWorx therapy pool.
Hip Stress Fracture
Shannon Singletary of the University of Mississippi reveals his regimen in the HydroWorx pool for rehabilitating a distance runner who suffered from a stress fracture in her hip.
Hip Resurfacing of an Intense Distance Runner
Greg Dowling, the center manager at Novacare Rehabilitation, details the recovery of Dan Richardson, an intense distance runner who needed a hip resurfacing surgery. Dan began his aquatic therapy one month post-surgery in the HydroWorx pool located at the Novacare Center. With four weeks of Dowling’s creative and comprehensive aquatic protocols under his belt, Richardson […]
Hip Resurfacing to Prevent Hip Replacement
Doctors decided Rosemary Burgess’ bones were in good enough condition to perform a hip resurfacing instead of a total hip replacement. The surgery was a success and her pain-free gait normalization on a HydroWorx underwater treadmill has been as well. She walks, unweighted, at Michigan Rehabilitation Specialists, in Hartland, MI.
Hip Replacement and Revision
Deb Sunderman had two hip replacements and a revision. She participated in two Olympic Games as a paralympian. Chris Kost puts her through her paces in an intense workout in ACCUA’s HydroWorx exercise pool in Savage, MN.
Hip Labrum Surgery (MS)
Steve Smith details the rehabilitation of a Mississippi State football player who underwent hip labrum surgery. The subject rehabbed and conditioned in the HydroWorx pool, not running on land until the team’s conditioning test at the beginning of football camp in August. His level of fitness was so high from the pool workouts that the […]
Hip Flexor Strain in 18 year old decathlete. Jeremy Shook, PT, MPT and PES is the treating clinician at Fusion Fitness in Chattanooga, TN. Rehab took place in a HydroWorx therapy pool.
A collegiate hockey player suffered significant groin strain. The rehabilitation and conditioning took place on a HydroWorx underwater treadmill. Mark Poolman, Certified Athletic Trainer and Associate Professor at the University of North Dakota directed the rehabilitation.
College Football: Adductor Longus Avulsion
Because of the rarity of this D1 football player’s injury, an Adductor Longus Avulsion and Adductor Brevis Partial Avulsion, Northern Illinois University had to refer to the NFL, MLS and other major league medical staff for advice. They had a choice between two options: surgery or rehab without surgery. The decision was no surgery. Watch […]