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At the 2014 NATA Expo Gayle E. Olson, MS, ATC held SwimEx pool sessions to teach the benefits of aquatic therapy to Athletic Trainers. Click below for the instructional therapy guides: ACL Rehab using the SwimEx Pool Elbow and Shoulder Rehab using a SwimEx pool Gayle E. Olson, MS, ATC is a 2013 Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award Recipient and has over 30 years of aquatic experience. Read [Read the Rest…]
The SwimEx current can be used in many different ways. Most recently, I had a patient s/p Bankart Repair that I placed in the pool for shoulder stabilization strengthening. As we know, the Bankart repair is most commonly performed on patients that have chronic dislocations or shoulder instability. With these patients it is important to work on rotator cuff strength and shoulder stabilization to improve the overall function of the [Read the Rest…]
Great study out of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. Objective: To evaluate the effect of an aquatic therapy program designed to increase balance in stroke survivors. Please click on the photo below or follow this link for the full study.
Using Aqua Therapy for Hip Replacement Therapy I recently had a patient that had multiple left hip surgeries due to a bone tumor and a total hip replacement. Through rehab we were able to get her back to most functional tasks, but she was still having trouble getting in and out of the car due to weak hip flexion. After numerous attempts at land therapy exercises, I finally convinced her [Read the Rest…]
O’Fallon, MO – Aquatic Fitness, Inc. When designing our physical therapy clinic with aquatics as our specialty, we wanted to provide the highest quality aquatic rehabilitation in our area. We purchased our first SwimEx pool in 1996. We chose a 700T with a 4-foot extension for our 2800 square foot space. Deciding factors in selecting the SwimEx included the versatility available with multiple water depth levels, variety of work stations [Read the Rest…]
Are you maximizing your SwimEx 1000T revenue generation potential? You can by offering “individualized classes”! With the different areas of the 1000T you are able to service up to six persons at once: 5′ area in front of current, running pad, treadmill (if you have that option), stairs, 4′ area, and the deep well (photo A). Once people are assigned to the areas, you may individualize what they need: floatation [Read the Rest…]