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The Spine Videos

T4 Vertebral Damage and Paralysis

Brock Butterfield’s legs were paralyzed after he suffered a T4 compaction fracture while dirt biking. After three months of treatment at Neuroworx, in South Jordan, Utah, Brock has progressed significantly. Due to his hard work and positivity, he can now walk independently in the HydroWorx pool.

T12, L1 Vertebral Damage & Paralysis

Kim Walton suffered a complete T12 and L1 spinal cord injury when her bike was hit by a car. She came to Neuroworx, in South Jordan, Utah to receive locomotor training, which is a process of teaching paralyzed patients to walk again through sensory cues at the lower extremities. Much of Kim’s ground-breaking locomotor training […]

Spinal Surgery

A spinal surgery 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 Kansas Joint & Spine in Wichita, KS. Page Updated on: March 19, 2020

Rehabilitative Aquatic Strengthening

The patient is obese and suffers from a past spinal cord compression injury that has left her weak and overweight. Sessions are designed to increase her overall conditioning and strength. Therapy takes place at Alhambra Physical Therapy in a HydroWorx pool.

MS and Spinal & Foraminal Stenosis

Forty-nine year old Penny from Akron, PA was originally diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1984, but chooses not to let that hinder her active lifestyle. Unfortunately, in May of 2009, she started having bilateral back pain and motor deficiencies. After having an MRI, it was confirmed that she had moderate to severe spinal and foraminal […]

Spinal Lumbar Fusion

Judy Bryan, age 55, came to Premier Rehab two and a half months after having surgery. She had suffered from scoliosis since early childhood, but the increasing pain had finally convinced her to look into surgery, something Judy was very wary of doing. Judy ended up having lumbar spinal fusion from T9 to sacrum, totaling […]

Lumbar Laminetomy & Fusion

The patient suffers complications from staph infection following Lumbar Laminectomy surgery. The patient presented for therapy in a wheelchair with global weakness in lower extremities. Treating physical therapist is Tony Pazzaglia, Licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Athletic Trainer. Sessions take place at Terrapin Physical Therapy in Monterrey, California in a HydroWorx pool.

Lumbar Fusion

This video documentation details the pain-free aquatic rehabilitation of a wheelchair-bound patient following lumbar fusion surgery and resulting complications. Nolan Arieta is the treating physical therapist in a HydroWorx pool at Alhambra PT in Pleasanton, California. Page Updated on: March 19, 2020

Laminectomy and Severe Back & Neck Pain

67 year old Nancy of McComb, Ohio has a long history of back and neck problems, starting with a laminectomy in 1998. Recently, she has experience severe back pain as well as radiating pain and burning down into her leg. The one thing her doctors collectively recommended was getting in a therapy pool. According to […]

L4 Stress Fracture

Hannah Fisher came to The Rehab Center in January after experiencing lower back pain for quite a while. She is an active 15 year old high school athlete, who frequently plays basketball and started noticing the pain back in December of 2012. After undergoing an MRI, the results showed that she had a stress fracture […]