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Do SwimEx pools and plunge tanks give an edge to the pro and college teams who own them? Ask the UConn Huskies or the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats who are facing each other in the 2014 NCAA finals! Take a video tour of the University of Kentucky’s Wildcats state-of-the-art basketball suite at the Rupp Arena. The suite includes a pair of hot and cold SwimEx plunge tanks. The tour is [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…]
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.
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…]
Mercy Clinic East in Janesville, WI has a SwimEx 500T that gets a lot of use by Mercy physical therapists and their patients. Physical Therapy Supervisor Pam Schubring says she and her fellow PTs use the 500T to help athletes and other orthopedic patients recover from injuries, but they’ve also been pleasantly surprised at how much the SwimEx pool helps patients recovering from strokes. “It really helps with their balance [Read the Rest…]
Do you live in Arizona, New York or Wisconsin? No matter where in the country you may live, a pool can make a great lifestyle perfect! Think about the following: It’s Saturday, and you would be enjoying your weekend, had it not been for the crowds at your community gym. You love to swim laps, but don’t like the idea of sharing the lap pool with strangers. And while you [Read the Rest…]
Aquatic exercise isn’t just for swimming the butterfly, freestyle or side stroke any more. In fact, when you think outside of the box and go outside your exercise comfort zone, your swim strokes can become so much more. Incorporate your two great loves –bike riding in the outdoors and exercising in the water, and you’ve just developed the perfect weekly exercise plan. You can bike in a pool? Who knew? [Read the Rest…]
When Jacksonville Jaguars players need to soothe their muscles after a bruising NFL game, where do they go? Into a SwimEx plunge tank, of course. See the SwimEx tank at 1:02 in this 60 Minutes piece about the beautiful $3 million locker room built by new Jaguars owner Shad Khan. SwimEx. Go with the Flow.
MountainTop Physical Therapy & Wellness Center in Park City, Utah opened its new 4,000-square-foot facility in early August 2012, but its SwimEx 600T pool with an integrated Woodway treadmill has already seen heavy use. Case in point: Top-ranked high school volleyball player Kristi Rhead, who broke her ankle while surfing this summer. “Kristi suffered a severe break which required open reduction internal fixation, which means they had to surgically fixate [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…]