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…]
What do the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Lakers, Montreal Canadiens and Green Bay Packers have in common, besides the fact that they’re all professional sports franchises? Answer: They all have SwimEx pools in their training facilities. These teams, along with nearly 50 other professional franchises and more than 80 college sports programs, use the strong, deep current generated by SwimEx’s unique paddlewheel technology to provide physical [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…]
Do you live in Arizona, New York or Wisconsin? No matter where in the country you may live, a pool can make a great lifestyle perfect! Think about the following: It’s Saturday, and you would be enjoying your weekend, had it not been for the crowds at your community gym. You love to swim laps, but don’t like the idea of sharing the lap pool with strangers. And while you [Read the Rest…]
Iowa State University is part of a growing number of Universities using a SwimEx pool to help keep their athletes in top physical shape. The Feldman Athletic Health Care Center (FAHCC) is located in the Jacobson Building at Jack Trice Field. Opened in the summer of 1996, the FAHCC is 7100 square feet and is the newest and largest athletic training room at Iowa State University. The Feldman Athletic Health Care Center [Read the Rest…]
Aquatic exercise isn’t just for swimming the butterfly, freestyle or side stroke any more. In fact, when you think outside of the box and go outside your exercise comfort zone, your swim strokes can become so much more. Incorporate your two great loves –bike riding in the outdoors and exercising in the water, and you’ve just developed the perfect weekly exercise plan. You can bike in a pool? Who knew? [Read the Rest…]
“We love the SwimEx pool at our Canine Rehabilitation Facility. The current definitely allows us to challenge our agility patients and help strengthen our cases recovering from surgery. The controls inside the pool easily allow us to make adjustments to the workout during a session. We have found that keeping it clean is very low maintenance as well. This is especially important after swimming a few Newfoundlands. I would highly [Read the Rest…]
If your body requires some rehab, that doesn’t mean you have to go to an expensive place of rehab. Instead, work your glutes, repair your ACL, diminish your arthritis (or even ease your stress level) by committing to the best exercise of all – aquatic therapy for pain relief, anxiety and discomfort. From accidents to sports injuries (and various types of joint pain that can pop up at any age) [Read the Rest…]
Do you loathe the crowds at your community swimming pool but don’t want to give up your workouts? Are you finding that your joints are in more pain that usual, and need some rehab? Do you want to become fitter than ever, and have vowed to make 2013 the year you’ll finally lean down and tone up? Think of a lap pool as the answer to all of your health [Read the Rest…]
If you’ve wondered what our 700T looks like in action, check out Oakland University’s state of the art athletic training facility. It proudly features a SwimEx pool. Oakland University is the third university in Michigan to equip its athletic training room with a SwimEx. The SwimEx can be used during all stages of rehabilitation. It provides a medium for safe and effective progression from non-weight bearing activities to full weight [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.
Providence College Hockey Team (the Friars) is feeling the heat, and cold, with the installation of a pair of SwimEx hot and cold plunge tanks. The Friars will be able to use the tanks in their newly renovated Schneider Arena (check it out!) which is now now one of the finest on-campus facilities in the country. The cold plunge pool’s chiller system keeps the water temperatures at a therapeutic 50 [Read the Rest…]