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Hydrotherapy: Anterior Bankart Repair Case Study

January 18, 2017 / by
This case study for a bankart repair offers hydrotherapy exercises to manage the injury. Bankart repair is most commonly performed on patients who have chronic dislocations or shoulder instability. With these patients it is important to work on rotator cuff strength and shoulder stabilization to improve the overall function of the... Read More
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Effective Hydrotherapy Exercises for Rotator Cuff Repair – Infographic

November 30, 2016 / by
This infographic is part of the SwimEx Hydrotherapy Exercises for Common Injuries series. This is exercise and treatment plan is for Rotator Cuff Repair. Please include attribution to swimex.com with this graphic.   HYDROTHERAPY EXERCISES FOR ROTATOR CUFF REPAIR It is highly recommended to protect all surgical incisions from infection. Cover... Read More
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effective hydrotherapy exercises: treating anterior shoulder dislocation

March 31, 2016 / by
Anterior shoulder dislocation is a common injury, especially for athletes and active individuals. It’s important for the injury to heal completely, but many times the patient will want to remain active during the progression process. One way to treat the injury yet still maintain fitness is through hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy has... Read More
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Effective Hydrotherapy Exercises for Lumbar Disc Herniation

March 6, 2016 / by
The third infographic in our hydrotherapy exercise for common injury series explores an exercise plan for a lumbar disc herniation. Hydrotherapy is a powerful alternative to surgery and effectively helps manage this injury. These aquatic exercises offer tips and exercises for treating an acute lumbar disc herniation. Click here for the full... Read More
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Everything you need to know about ankle sprain grades

January 26, 2016 / by
As a medical professional, you know that any ankle sprain should be taken seriously – no matter how seemingly insignificant an injury the patient thinks it is. But what are the varying degrees of severity? Here’s a quick reference guide for ankle sprain grades. ANKLE SPRAIN GRADES Ankle sprain grades... Read More
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Why it’s important to take a sprained ankle seriously

January 19, 2016 / by
Playing sports, walking downstairs, running outside on icy ground, even just going out to grab the mail – these are a few of the many ways people suffer a sprained ankle. In fact, about 25,000 people in the United States sprain their ankle every day according to the American Academy of... Read More
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Minimizing Knee Pain and Osteoarthritis with Aquatic Therapy

January 12, 2016 / by
As the most common form of arthritis, Osteoarthritis (OA) affects 33.6% (12.4 million) adults over 65 years old according to the CDC. The majority of cases affect the knee joint. Symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee can vary from patient to patient, but common presentations are pain, swelling, stiffness, limited joint mobility,... Read More

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