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Age-Dependent Autonomic Changes Following Immersion in Cool, Neutral, and Warm Water Temperatures

November 17th, 2010

Kasee Hildenbrand, Bruce E. Becker, Rebekah Whitcomb, and James P. Sanders Aquatic immersion has been reported to produce a significant number of physiological changes in blood pressure, heart rate variability (HRV), autonomic nervous system (ANS), and core temperature in young healthy subjects. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of water immersion in younger and older populations, determining whether there are age related differences for ANS regulation [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Temperatures

October 18th, 2010

Pool temperature makes a difference in how you feel, how your clients feel and what type of therapeutic exercise you’ll use. Remember this concept: There are two ways to increase body heat: Internally and externally. If your water is warm (94 – 98º) your program should be passive (because you’re heating externally) and if you water is moderate (86 – 90º) your program can be more active (to create heat [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy: Making a Wave in the Treatment of Low Back Injuries

August 2nd, 2010

Konlian, Cara Abstract Aquatic therapy is a viable rehabilitation alternative for the treatment of spinal pain and dysfunction. The unique physical properties of the water make it an ideal medium for the rehabilitation of low back injuries. Aquatic programs can be used in conjunction with a land-based program or as a sole treatment approach. Orthopaedic specialists should consider aquatic rehabilitation in management of spinal injuries to enhance the injured patient’s [Read the Rest…]

Water Workout

July 27th, 2010

Aqua Magazine By Scott Webb February 2009 Companies offer many ways to get the blood flowing. Exercise in a pool. It used to mean swimming laps, but for the homeowner with a 20- or even a 30-foot pool, lap swimming is mostly turns. And while that can get tiring (which is, after all the point of a workout) it’s not very satisfying. Manufacturers now offer a variety of ways to [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Effective for Some Cardiac Patients

July 20th, 2010

Published December 05, 2007 by: Christine Cadena Hydrotherapy is a practice in alternative healing that dates back many centuries. In the realms of today’s medical practice, many adults still use hydrotherapy as a way in which to treat health complications. For cardiac patients, hydrotherapy provides an effective way in which to manage some degree of aerobic activity while not placing too much stress upon the body. For patients who suffer [Read the Rest…]

Aquatic Therapy Rehabilitation Services at Parker Hospital

June 11th, 2010

The Parker Adventist Center for Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine is proud to feature aquatic therapy featuring a SwimEx pool, the same pool used by athletes with the Denver Broncos, Colorado Rockies and U.S. Olympic Training Center. The temperature of this pool remains at a therapeutic 88 to 94 degrees Fahrenheit to allow for optimal comfort, relaxation and rehabilitation. The pool’s individualized size makes it safe and comfortable for patients. Read [Read the Rest…]

A recent email from a SwimEx Therapy Pool owner

August 12th, 2009

“We are so proud of our SwimEx pool. It has been such a phenomenal success and has gone way beyond our expectations. We are booked solid and are open 12 hours a day. The SwimEx sets us apart from other practices. We looked at all the other products on the market and decided on SwimEx. SwimEx is the Porsche of pools. The company was extremely helpful throughout the process and [Read the Rest…]

Live Well Physical Therapy with SwimEx!

August 7th, 2009

Live Well, a successful Physical Therapy practice in Grand Island Nebraska, purchased a SwimEx 1000T when they first launched their business in January of 2008. Very shortly, Barb Engberg, PT, and Beth Bamesberger, PT, were using it with a majority of their patients. “When we were designing our business plan, aquatic therapy was a niche not addressed in our market area. In order to stand out from the competition, we [Read the Rest…]

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