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New SwimEx Team: Sari Cattoni Joins SwimEx Sales Team

May 20th, 2015Sari Cattoni

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Sari Cattoni to the SwimEx sales team. Sari holds a Master of Science degree in kinesiology from the University of Toledo and a bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Clarion University/California University of Pennsylvania. While at Clarion, she was a four year member of the women’s swimming team. Prior to joining SwimEx, Sari was a physician extender at Advanced Orthopaedics in Richmond, Virginia.  [Read the Rest…]

San Francisco Giants Use SwimEx

April 23rd, 2015San Francisco Giants SwimEx

The San Francisco Giants put the finishing touches on their hydrotherapy room just in time for the season.  Baseball teams around the world use SwimEx pools and plunge tanks for conditioning and rehabilitation.  Teams like the Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, South Korea’s Doosan Bears, the New York Yankees and many more know the important benefits of hydrotherapy. Their Athletic Trainers understand how the power of water can [Read the Rest…]

UConn’s World Class Sports Facilities Use SwimEx

April 17th, 2015UConn Athletic Trainer James Doran

UConn’s success in athletics is undeniable.  Their many winning seasons have gained the university well deserved national exposure. UConn’s campus is a place where world-class student athletes use world-class facilities and thrive. We recently visited the school to check out their training facilities.  The moment you step on campus, you feel tremendous Husky Pride.  As we toured the football and basketball centers, we were proud too. UConn uses SwimEx pools [Read the Rest…]

A better workout and faster recovery: the benefits of hot and cold plunge tanks

April 2nd, 2015Cold Plunge Tank

During intense exercise muscles experience microtraumas or tiny tears within individual muscle fibers. When microtraumas occur they trigger an increase in cell activity which generates muscle fiber repair. Over a period of time and with repetition, this process helps strengthen muscles.  Microtraumas however can also be the cause of inflammation and Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS). The low water temperatures in cold water plunge tanks help minimize muscle inflammation. Used [Read the Rest…]

Kick board exercises: a great addition to your water workout.

November 21st, 2014Click on the picture to watch a video on how to work out using the kick board.

Exercising in a SwimEx pool is a gentle but effective way to get a great water workout. The buoyancy and support of the water reduces stress on joints and encourages freer movement. And aquatic exercise offer twelve times the resistance than exercise movement against air. That’s why the benefits aquatic exercise go far beyond the water, and are popular with professional sports teams, college programs, Olympic training centers and home owners [Read the Rest…]

Exercises that can performed in a SwimEx pool – Part 2

August 22nd, 2014swimex2

  Here is Part 2 of a 2 part video series that illustrates some of the numerous exercises that can be performed in SwimEx fitness and therapy swim spa.

Exercises that can performed in a SwimEx pool – Part 1

August 22nd, 2014swimex

  Here is Part 1 of a 2 part video series that illustrates some of the numerous exercises that can be performed in SwimEx fitness and therapy swim spas.

Beautiful SwimEx Swim Spa in Berkeley, California

August 14th, 2014OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

This 500 OS SwimEx swim spa near San Jose, California was installed a few years ago and we think the pool room is still stunning.  Jason Kaldis Architect Inc., located in Berkeley, provided the design. Careful consideration was given to materials by the builders and craftspeople.  The complete indoor pool and remodel is here www.jkaldisarchitect.com under Remodel and Additions.   Click on any image below to begin slideshow!

Montreal Canadians and their SwimEx Pools and Plunge Tanks.

June 2nd, 2014montrealcanadians9

When one of the best NHL teams wanted an aqua therapy pool.  they called SwimEx. The Montreal Canadians use a 900 T.  With an overall depth of 66 inches (167.6cm), the 900 T is adapted with a floor insert offering a second water level anywhere from 42 inches to 54 inches (107cm to 137cm).  The also use our hot and cold plunge tanks for the ultimate recovery and revitalization environment [Read the Rest…]

Ai Chi and Halliwick for Stroke Survivors using an Aquatic Therapy Program

May 28th, 2014Click on photo for full article

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.            

A SwimEx pool in the Great Maine Woods – Survey Winner!

May 1st, 2014hank ford_1

We want to congratulate Hank F, a pool owner located in the Great Woods of deep Maine, for winning a pool Maintenance Kit in our pool photo contest which was included in a recent owner’s survey.  If you want your indoor or outdoor pool area to be highlighted on our site please email us  high-res photos and we will be sure to include them here. We had recently asked our [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…]

University of Rochester Medical Center

March 20th, 2014UnivRochesterSwimEx1

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…]

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