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…]
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.
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.
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!
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…]
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.
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 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…]
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 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 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…]
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 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 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…]
By Lori Thein Brody and Paula Richley Geigle Injured Athletes Some form of rest is often the treatment recommendation for an injured athlete. The rest may be relative rest, in which the athlete reduces the intensity of training or activity, or it may be absolute rest, during which the athlete performs no activity. In either case, rest for an athlete can be problematic. The research of Coyle et al. (1986 [Read the Rest…]