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 […]
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.
Posterior Collateral and Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear and Fractures
A car accident resulted in major knee damage and multiple fractures for this patient. Reconstructive surgery was performed on the knee, followed by pool therapy in a HydroWorx pool at the University of Idaho. Nick Refvem of the University of Idaho is the treating athletic trainer.
Patellar Tendon Repair
Jerry Weber, the head athletic trainer at the University of Nebraska conveys the details of the rehabilitation of a patellar tendon reconstruction surgery in a collegiate football player. The Cornhuskers utilized the HydroWorx pool to maximize their results.
Partial ACL and PCL Tear: Using Aquatic Therapy in Place of Surgery
He began using the pool the day after the injury once a fracture had been ruled out and prior to a formal diagnosis. Regardless of diagnosis, whether surgical or non-surgical Adam felt it would be to his advantage to keep the knee as strong and mobile as possible while decreasing the swelling which occurred in […]
NFL Team Using the Underwater Treadmill
Reggie Scott, Head Athletic Trainer for the St. Louis Rams, gives us an inside-look into his team’s rehab and one of their newest tools, the X80 Underwater Treadmill. His team utilized the X80 for rehab and conditioning during the season, Reggie describes it as, “. . . a tool that is heavily needed . . […]
Medial Meniscus Tear and Tibial Plateau Fracture
A snowboarding accident resulted in a torn medial meniscus and a crushed tibial plateau. The rehab takes place in a HydroWorx pool at Every Woman Physical Therapy.
Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain
This video details a 2nd degree MCL sprain in a collegiate hockey player. The athlete began competing fully after only 2 weeks of rehab. Mark Poolman, ATC is the treating clinician at University of North Dakota for this video.
Cynthia Carter Koch underwent a knee replacement two-and-a-half weeks before this video was shot — the staples from her surgery were just recently removed. Terry Jolliff, of Star PT in Tiffin, Ohio carefully guides her through an effective rehabilitation session in the HydroWorx pool; she also suffers from severe degeneration of her lumbar spine.
Rodney Goble, the owner of Michigan Rehabilitation Specialist in Hamburg, MI details the pool rehabilitation protocol of a 15 year-old high school soccer player who hyperextended her left knee in a collision with an opposing goalie. Allison Goble suffered significant femoral condyle and tibial plateau bruising; doctors prognosticated that three or four months would pass […]