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Salt Lake Community College Students Gain Aquatic Therapy Training While Providing Care To Uninsured Patients

December 8th, 2011Pool2

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…]

Atlanta Woman Suffering From Osteoporosis Improves Overall Health With Swimming

December 8th, 2011Rebecca's Pool

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…]

New England Patriot Thomas Austin uses SwimEx

November 15th, 2011tomaustin

YMCA Healthy Living Center Installs SwimEx Therapy Pool

November 11th, 2011swimex99

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…]

WATCH THE Home Video: Group Exercise

November 7th, 2011group ex

 

27 Surgeries Later, Patient Turns To Aquatic Therapy

November 7th, 2011

 

NBC 10: SwimEx Pool At Hasbro Children’s Hospital

November 7th, 2011

Patriots Football Player Thomas Austin Turns To SwimEx Pool Therapy

November 3rd, 2011SwimEx Pools!  Why not you!

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…]

"The Best purchase we ever made"

April 26th, 2011

“Our (SwimEx) pool has been in full service for just over a year. My wife and I and our many guests think it is one of the best purchases we have ever made.” “Maintenance is extremely easy. I test the water weekly, rarely have to adjust the pH but I do add an oxidizer and a clarifying agent on alternate weeks. The pool stays crystal clear. We did build an [Read the Rest…]

The Effects of Combined Aquatic and Occupational Therapy in Stroke Patients: A Retrospective Study

January 6th, 2011

Authors: Robert D. Chetlin, Steven Wheeler, Shelby Crane, Cheryl W. Morris, Lori A. Sherlock The purpose of this retrospective pilot study was to determine if aquatic therapy (AT) intervention concurrent with occupational therapy (OT) yielded greater functional gains in stroke patients than OT treatment alone. A retrospective chart review was conducted evaluating subjective data from an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Morgantown, WV. Thirty-nine stroke survivor charts were examined. Patients who [Read the Rest…]

Woodway installed at Killtipper Woods in Ireland

November 30th, 2010

Kiltipper Woods Care Center located in Dublin, Ireland was established in 2004 and provides 24-hour nursing care to their residents as well as rehabilitation and residential accommodations. Their Rehabilitation unit consists of a new large physiotherapy department and SwimEx 1000T hydrotherapy pool. All hydrotherapy and exercise programs are conducted by highly skilled chartered physiotherapists. SwimEx just recently installed a state of the art Woodway Treadmill into this pool for even [Read the Rest…]

Swim regularly to ward off colds this winter!!

November 30th, 2010

2 November 2010 Regular swimmers are less like to catch a cold this winter and will suffer less severe symptoms, according to new research. In a report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, scientists from North Carolina found adults physically active on five or more days a week suffered from cold-like symptoms almost half as frequently as those exercising once a week or less. “Exercise like swimming is [Read the Rest…]

Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men

November 1st, 2010

Swimming and All-Cause Mortality Risk Compared With Running, Walking, and Sedentary Habits in Men Swimming, water jogging, and aqua aerobics are lifetime physical activities that provide many health benefits comparable to those of walking and running. Research on the association between swimming and mortality is scarce, however. To evaluate the association between different types of physical activity and all-cause mortality, we studied 40,547 men age 20–90 years who completed a [Read the Rest…]

Amica Triathlon in Newport, RI!

October 1st, 2010

We had a great time Sponsoring the Amica Triathlon event in Newport, RI last Saturday! Congratulations to all the athletes for a great race!

Swimming for Your Health

August 30th, 2010

HOW LEARNING TO SWIM (AND STICKING WITH IT) CAN CHANGE YOUR OVERALL WELL BEING Poolsearch .org by Rochelle Belsito HEALTH BENEFITS If you suffer from chronic pain, swimming may be your answer as water relieves the stress on muscles and joints. In water, humans weigh one-tenth of their actual body weight and, therefore, exercise can cause less strain. The buoyancy of the water also helps since it lets you glide [Read the Rest…]

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