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Pool Protocol

Reconditioning and Performance Training

Not only does underwater treadmill running reduce muscle soreness post-workout, but it has also been shown to make a difference in performance.

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 […]

Guillain-Barré Syndrome Case Study at Peak Performance

Charles Nunefeld faced a recovery from an extreme case of Guillain-Barré syndrome where he was paralyzed from head to toe and placed on a ventilator for 7 months. Beginning on July 18, 2012, he spent almost 3 years in and out of 5 different hospitals working on his recovery. In January of 2015, he finally […]

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.

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 […]

Functional Golf Training

Tim DiFrancesco, Physical Therapist, Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength & Conditioning Coach, shows practical golf skill development and fitness training in the HydroWorx pool. Sessions are conducted at Peak Performance Physical Therapy in Swampscott, Massachusetts. Page Updated on: June 9th, 2020

Utah State O-Line Football Drills

Mike Williams, Athletic trainer at Utah State Athletics, takes you through a typical workout for the Utah State Football offensive line in the HydroWorx pool. You’ll see drills, sprints, skill work and the entire O-line pool workout.