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 •  December 9

Quadriceps tendon tears are not extremely common. According to Medscape, “Quadriceps tendon rupture usually occurs during a rapid, eccentric contraction of the quadriceps muscle, with the foot planted and the knee partially flexed. This injury commonly occurs during falls.” Tearing BOTH quadricep tendons is even rarer.
Bilateral quadriceps tendon...

HydroWorx International

 •  December 2

On November 16, 2017, Rachel McDermott, PTA, former Director of Rehabilitation at Stonehill Care Center, presented a webinar on expanding aquatics programs. “How to Maximize Utilization of a Senior Aquatics Program” was a great look into how to get the most out of a therapy pool for multiple applications.
Watch the full webinar to get great...

HydroWorx International

 •  November 28

Arthritis, fibromyalgia, orthopedic conditions, chronic pain, neuromuscular and neurological conditions, obesity.
Sometimes, several of these conditions occur simultaneously in a patient. This is known as comorbidity. Having comorbidities can make it next to impossible for some patients to participate in traditional land-based therapy. And...

HydroWorx International

 •  November 22

For physical therapists, the goals of rehabilitation are often driven by patient desires. Certainly, most would like to get back to their previous function, be able to perform activities of daily living and stay independent as long as possible. And sometimes, for those in a senior living community, just being able to improve endurance can make a...

HydroWorx International

 •  November 3

The phrase “It takes a village to raise a child” is an African proverb that asserts a child has the best opportunity to become a healthy adult if the entire community takes an active role in contributing to his rearing.
Likewise, patients of a therapy center are best served when cooperation and teamwork are employed by all staff members. When...

HydroWorx International

 •  November 3

Earlier this month, WBAL in Baltimore and CNN reported on a 2 ½ year-old girl who travels regularly with her family from Miami, Florida to Baltimore’s Kennedy Krieger Institute to utilize, among other therapies, Kennedy Krieger’s HydroWorx pool and ultramodern aquatic therapy program.
This young girl was born without incident, but a few months...

HydroWorx International

 •  October 28

Starting an aquatic therapy program may seem overwhelming for a physical therapy clinic, but for many it ends up being a extremely valuable asset.
Rock Valley Physical Therapy in Davenport, IA invested in a HydroWorx 3500 pool in March 2017. Since then, they’ve seen very positive results, both in patient outcomes and business growth.
We recently...

HydroWorx International

 •  October 24

The fresh nip in the air tells us that baseball’s post season is coming to a close, along with the excitement and thrill that accompanies October’s best sports setting. The 2017 playoffs came with the traditional excitement and thrill. Now we watch as LA battles Houston on October’s biggest stage. We acknowledge our many clients for their...

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 •  October 7

On September 14, 2017 Hugh Blocker presented a webinar titled, “Training Distance Runners in an Aquatic Environment.” As the assistant athletic trainer for cross country and track and field at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, Hugh has vast experience in helping runners train, decrease times and stay healthy. In this webinar, Hugh shares how...

HydroWorx International

 •  October 6

After a fall, surgery, or other injury, transitioning back to regular day-to-day activities can be extremely difficult, especially for seniors. Muscle atrophy quickly sets in from lack of physical activity caused by difficulty (or inability) to move on land.
Aquatic therapy can be the key to this challenging transition. Gait training in a low...