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ACL, Elbow and Shoulder Rehab in a SwimEx Pool – 2014 NATA Expo

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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…]

8TH annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine seminar

April 25th, 2014Leslie Becki in action discussing aqua therapy

Current Concepts in Sports Medicine Our own Leslie Becki discusses the numerous advantages of aqua therapy in a SwimEx pool at the 8th Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine presently being held in the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. OVERVIEW The 8th Annual Current Concepts in Sports Medicine course will provide clinicians with guidance on the identification, prevention and treatment of articular cartilage injuries, shoulder injuries in [Read the Rest…]

Using a SwimEx Pool to Recover from Hip Replacement

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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…]

McFarland Clinic discusses the unique benefits of their aquatic therapy services

March 25th, 2014mcfarland

McFarland Clinic PC is central Iowa’s largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic. The McFarland Clinic PC network of health care providers serves residents in 10 Iowa communities with additional communities served by physician outreach clinics.  Chris Hanfelt, a McFarland Physical Therapist, discusses the unique benefits of McFarland Clinic’s aquatic therapy services and the Swim Ex aquatic pool. The pool is located at the McFarland Clinic Physical Therapy Somerset Office in Ames, IA. [Read the Rest…]

Aqua Physio and their aqua fitness and physiotherapy programs

March 21st, 2014ex11

Aqua Physio is a state of the art aquatic therapy pool based in Lower Morden, Surrey, England.  They utilize their SwimEx pool for Aqua Fitness  and Aquatic Physiotherapy.    (Aquatic Physiotherapy is physiotherapy practised in warm water and can help relieve aches and pains, mobilise stiff joints and strengthen weak muscles.) One of the owners, Wendy Skinner, had this to say: ” Thanks Swimex for a great pool. The versatility [Read the Rest…]

University of Rochester Medical Center

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Rochester, NY – The University of Rochester Medical Center’s  large rehab and conditioning center features a 1000T SwimEx Pool with an 8′ Extension, Woodway Treadmill, and deep well covers.          

The Center for Physical Rehabilitation Athletic Trainers and Physical Therapists

February 28th, 2014ptcpr

The Center for Physical Rehabilitation has proven results with aqua therapy utilizing a  SwimEx 700 at their Cascade, Michigan location.    Their team of Therapists, and Athletic Trainers use aqua therapy since it allows for an earlier start to therapy, less painful for the patient,and gives patients the ability to move freely in ways that would not be possible on land. From The Center for Physical Rehabilitation‘s website. The Center, with [Read the Rest…]

Leading Edge Physiotherapy Success with Aquatic Therapy

February 28th, 2014leadingedge

Leading Edge Physiotherapy located in Alberta offers Canada’s first in house private hydrotherapy pool located at 145 Carleton Drive, across from Athletes Nation.  They created integrated aquatic therapy coupled with land based programs for impressive results.  Please watch the video below to learn more! From the Leading Edge Physiotherapy website. Leading Edge Physiotherapy is pleased to offer aquatic therapy (hydrotherapy) in St. Albert, Alberta. If you have sustained an acute or [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Fitness PT Clinic – 17 Years of Success with a SwimEx Pool – Therapy Blog

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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…]

Mountain Top Physical Therapy in Park City Utah

January 28th, 2014mtpt3

Park City Utah attracts some of the best winter sports athletes in the world and that demands the best rehab facilities. Mountain Top PT clinic is the newest addition and they are attracting major attention, and clients, with their SwimEx pool. Read about their success in Mountain Express Magazine’s Modern Advances in Sports Medicine article. Excerpt from article: “Mountain Top Physical Therapy is Park City’s newest PT office and offers [Read the Rest…]

SwimEx Pool Featured at University of Rhode Island

January 21st, 2014URI-swimexpool

The amount of Physical Therapy Centers who offer aquatic therapy is on the rise.  To keep up with the demand an increased number of colleges and universities are offering programs for aqua therapy and incorporating SwimEx pools on campus. If you live in Rhode Island you can visit University Physical Therapy.  It is a full-time outpatient clinic available to patients from the University of Rhode Island and local community. The [Read the Rest…]

Sterling Physical Therapy and Aquatics shows the value of aquatic therapy

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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…]

Ryders Health Management makes great use of SwimEx PT500s

November 20th, 2013Ryders Health Management 500PT Pool

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…]

Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital offer regions only pediatric SwimEx therapy pool

October 4th, 2013Hasbro Children's Hospital - SwimEx therapy pool

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…]

SwimEx Pool at Mercy Clinic East in Janesville, WI

September 5th, 2013Mercy Clinic demostrates uses for their SwimEx Pool

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…]

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