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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…]
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.
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!
The original Endless swimming pool, which offers their best water flow, is made with a vinyl liner in a galvanized steel shell. The liner needs to be replaced every few years. They also recommend replacing the hydraulic motor every 3-5 years. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL Made from strong fiberglass composite, SwimEx pools have the same durable construction as fiberglass boats. The proven design formula sandwiches a balsa [Read the Rest…]
The hydraulic motor that drives the Endless pool is located at the front end of the pool and can make the surrounding area quite loud. READ MORE ABOUT SWIMEX V. ENDLESS POOL The SwimEx drive system is mounted below your decking at the rear of the pool, so noise levels are at a minimum for both swimmers and those sharing the space. At SwimEx, every pool is built to your exact [Read the Rest…]
Fall River – Aquatic therapy is gaining support among physical therapists as an effective approach to help treat children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Outpatient Rehab Clinic at the Lakeland Regional Medical Center in Lakeland, Florida says utilizing the unique features of a SwimEx pool can add even more variety into exercise programs, to possibly further boost motor and sensory development. According to Nicole McLain, DPT, “the pool provides a [Read the Rest…]
Fall River, Mass – “This is just like having a spa in your house!” Karen Hurvitz is another happy SwimEx customer. She recently installed a swim spa in her new Concord, Massachusetts home. “It keeps you in shape. I use it every day,” says Karen. Her first experience with a swim-in-place pool was during a visit to Hong Kong fifteen years ago, “I loved it!” But back home, Karen had [Read the Rest…]
Salt Lake Community College Students Gain Aquatic Therapy Training While Providing Care To Uninsured PatientsDecember 8th, 2011
Fall River, Mass – Salt Lake Community College, located in Utah, has integrated a SwimEx therapy pool into their physical therapist assistant program. This program enables students to get hands on aquatic therapy training while providing state-of-the-art care to patients at the school’s pro bono clinic. The Salt Lake Community College Physical Therapist Assistant program utilizes the pool in the following ways: Student instruction for both physical therapist assistant and [Read the Rest…]
Fall River, Mass. – A routine bone density test showed that 62-year-old Rebecca Pinckney was suffering from osteoporosis, a common type of bone disease that affects 1 out of 5 American women over the age of 50. “You don’t even know that you have it until you have a bone density test,” says Rebecca. Doctors urged Rebecca to try medication and exercise to help strengthen her bones. Meanwhile, her and [Read the Rest…]
Fall River,Mass.- The YMCA Healthy Living Center, located in Clive, Iowa, is on the leading edge of providing “medically integrated” programs in a unique healing environment. The center, which serves over 66,000, installed a 1000T SwimEx pool to provide a wider array of therapy options for patients. According to Medical Director Trina Radske-Suchan, “seeing the results from YMCA patients using the SwimEx pool has been a great motivator for my [Read the Rest…]
Fall River, Mass – This season, the New England Patriots offensive line just got a bit stronger. Thomas Austin (#68) is returning to the field following a speedy three-month recovery from foot surgery. In a video interview with SwimEx, the 24-year-old credits water rehabilitation for providing a fast-moving healing process that has helped his ankle return to its pre-surgery strength. The offensive lineman says he has tried aquatic therapy in [Read the Rest…]