Case History

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 […]

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. Page Updated on: April 24, […]

Pro Hockey and College Basketball Dual Training

What do you do when you have two athletes with very different needs that can both be addressed by working out in a HydroWorx pool? At ACCUA PT in Savage, MN the answer is simple: Put both individuals in the pool at the same time. We met Ryan, a pro hockey player and Bobby, a […]

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 […]

Women’s College Basketball at University of Virginia Rehab in HydroWorx

Watch this unique video from the University of Virginia focusing on the rehab of women’s basketball athletes. It features not only the athlete’s rehabbing in the pool, but also the strengthening and conditioning needed to get back on the court. Paul Murata, Assistant athletic trainer, and Ed Nordenschild, Director of strength and conditioning, demonstrate the […]

Triathlete Trains Post-Accident

Talented triathlete Dave Cummings was training on his bicycle when he was struck by a driver on a cell phone and dragged beneath his car. His femur was broken in three places and the compound fracture severed his femoral artery and vein; as a result, he lost 68 percent of his blood. In addition, his […]

Posterior Tibialis Tendonitis and Marathon Training

What started as rehabilitation from posterior tibialis tendonitis in order to continue Nicole’s love of running, turned into a new form of training once she had successfully recovered from her injury. Learn about her case history and how she is able to remain injury-free with aquatic therapy using the HydroWorx pool at Boston Sports Medicine.

NFL Pre-Camp Stretching and Cardio

Matt Spaeth visits ACCUA in Savage, MN to get a final aquatic therapy workout before heading to training camp with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Chris Kost puts the tight end through a cardiovascular workout that flushes the lactic acid from his muscles but never gets overly demanding. Spaeth also performs a variety of resistance and stretching […]

Ironman Triathlon Training

Sarah Mercer specializes in long distance triathlons—half or full Ironmans. She arrived at ACCUA in Savage, MN, with compression fractures in her mid-back. She had been hit by a car 3 weeks prior to the Ironman in Hawaii and still finished the race; but she paid the price and needed unweighted therapy and conditioning. Sarah […]