Pitching Back from Broken Femur
Sarah Weaver, an athletic trainer at NCAA Division II Alderson-Broaddus college in West Virginia details the rehabilitation of a 19-year-old baseball pitcher who suffered a comminuted fracture of his femur in a car accident. After an open internal fixation surgery, the athlete is returning to action, aided by his rehabilitation in the HydroWorx pool located […]
Houston Rockets Lower Leg Injury
The Houston Rockets’ assistant athletic trainer and rehab coordinator, Keith Garnett allows us to view some of the exercises he uses to rehab his basketball athletes. The 2007-2008 season led to lower leg injuries for three of the Rockets’ stars, so Garnett has plently of experience utilizing his HydroWorx pool for sport-specific aquatic therapy.
A young patient in the new aquatic addition at Cox Rehab and Sports Medicine, in Monett, MO was not seeing results from rest and was at risk for developing something more serious. Justice incurred a deep contusion during recreational basketball and was having pain and a significant decrease in muscle strength. With hopes of participating […]
College Track Sprinters — Grade 1 Hamstring Strain
College track sprinters are continuously putting their muscles to the test. Watch as Jason Coleman form the University of Akron goes through the pool session of two track and field sprinters who have a history of grade one hamstring strains.
College Track High Jumper — Grade 2 Hamstring Strain
College track and field athletes often run in to a wide variety of injuries and muscle strains. This particular case at the University of Akron highlights a Junior track athlete who suffered a grade 2 muscle strain eight months prior. With the help of Jason Coleman, this student-athlete will be 100% ready and rehabbed in […]