Sterling Physical Therapy and Aquatics out of Simi Valley, CA created this comprehensive, and very slick video, that really illustrates the value of aquatic therapy using a counter current pool. From their site: Our indoor and on location Swim Ex pool is an exclusive to Sterling Physical Therapy. Our patients receive land based and aquatic physical therapy at the same location. We are the only physical therapy program in Simi [Read the Rest…]
Georgia Veterinary Rehabilitation Facility (GVR) in Marietta, GA recently installed a SwimEx model 480S with a two-foot extension and a custom ramp. The ramp allows for easy entry and exit for the animals! The resistance created by the paddlewheel provides great rehabilitation for the animals, allowing them to return to full function sooner. The durable fiberglass construction on the SwimEx pools allows for easy, worry-free maintenance.
Ryders Health Management is a family-owned nursing and rehabilitation organization with six centers in Connecticut, including two that feature SwimEx PT500 pools. In this great piece by ConnecticutStyle that aired a few years back, Ryders CEO Martin Sbriglio, whose mother founded the company, talks about how Ryders therapists use their SwimEx pools to help patients rehab quicker through physical therapy in a non-weight bearing aqua environment. Martin’s comments about [Read the Rest…]
Come visit the SwimEx superstars, Leslie and Meredith, at booth 2028, to check out the SwimEx hot & cold plunge tanks at the Athletic Business Conference & Expo, running Nov 21 – 23 in San Diego. Cold & Hot Plunge Pools / Spas For Sports Therapy & Rehab SwimEx Hot and Cold Plunge Pool Spas are designed to create the ultimate recovery and revitalization environment for athletes. The cold [Read the Rest…]
With the first cold front stretching across most of the country the number one question we get is “how can I use my pool during the winter months?”. You can winterize it with hard spa pool cover which will protect and keep the heat in your pool. You can flip the cover partially open or all the open to swim on those warmer winter days. You can also buy a [Read the Rest…]
We would like to salute and sincerely thank all the Veterans today for their continued sacrifices. If you look closely at the picture below you can view the U.S. Air Force Academy sense of humor.
If you wanted a World Series team that totally redeemed themselves, the 2013 Boston Red Sox is your team. By adding some new talent and shedding the non-believers a rag tag team went from worst to first and an unlikely hero team came through for a city that needed one!
By Lori Thein Brody and Paula Richley Geigle Injured Athletes Some form of rest is often the treatment recommendation for an injured athlete. The rest may be relative rest, in which the athlete reduces the intensity of training or activity, or it may be absolute rest, during which the athlete performs no activity. In either case, rest for an athlete can be problematic. The research of Coyle et al. (1986 [Read the Rest…]
We had to share these action photos of a residential installation provided by a very excited family in Texas. The SwimEx swim spa is being installed above ground in an open room affectionately being called “the boat house”. There is going to be a nice deck installed around the pool with a Brazilian hardwood floor and of course a lounging area for the dogs since they are managing the construction. [Read the Rest…]
We know the St. Louis Cardinals have a record as good as ours due to some amazing hitting averages and solid starting pitching but (and we may be a bit biased) have to give the edge to the Red Sox due to their SwimEx pool. We think it helps keep those muscles limber for clutch hitting and closing pitching and those will make the difference. We do know it will be [Read the Rest…]
Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital offer regions only pediatric SwimEx therapy poolOctober 4th, 2013
Children’s Rehabilitation Services One of Rhode Island’s shining stars is the Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Their facility offers occupational and physical therapy services and neurological consultation to children and teenagers who have physical, developmental, behavioral, and sensory disabilities; have experienced injuries; or have other medical needs. They also offer several specialty services including: • Aquatic therapy • Burn care • Adaptive equipment clinics • Feeding • Neurological [Read the Rest…]
One of our favorite exercise tools for ultra fitness is the Aqua Bike! The Aqua Bike features five levels of resistance with a light-weight stainless steel design, adjustable seat and handlebars that enables both aerobic and muscle conditioning in a stress-free aquatic environment. Steve Harvey recently used one on his show for a serious workout!
Just in time for the cooler weather we finished a gorgeous indoor pool for a home owner that will be used all winter. Check out the layout! This is the largest residential pool available and certain modifications were made to enable it use a retractable cover. Pretty slick!
Richard and Estelle de Bear installed a SwimEx 500S in 1993 in a room they had specially built off the master bedroom of their Plymouth, MI home, and it still looks and works great. Estelle, who died in November, exercised in the pool for 55 minutes every morning, Richard remembers. Richard swims every other day. “The current is still powerful enough to send me through the end of the pool,” he [Read the Rest…]
Mercy Clinic East in Janesville, WI has a SwimEx 500T that gets a lot of use by Mercy physical therapists and their patients. Physical Therapy Supervisor Pam Schubring says she and her fellow PTs use the 500T to help athletes and other orthopedic patients recover from injuries, but they’ve also been pleasantly surprised at how much the SwimEx pool helps patients recovering from strokes. “It really helps with their balance [Read the Rest…]