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Hydrotherapy Current Pool: Key to Success at Fitzgibbon Hospital

March 21, 2017 / by
Fitzgibbon Hospital in Missouri is vital to the health and well being of the communities it serves. Its hydrotherapy department with an advanced hydrotherapy pool is one of the key components to its success. Here’s why. Fitzgibbon Hospital is the leader in mid-Missouri when it comes to personal attention and services.... Read More
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Mercy Sports Medicine Center: Peak Hydrotherapy Benefits

February 21, 2017 / by
Mercy Sports Medicine Center uses aquatic exercise and therapy to successfully achieve hydrotherapy benefits. Hydrotherapy Benefits Most common injuries must heal completely before returning to a work-out routine and/or normal use. But letting injuries heal can often mean inactivity. If an athlete needs to stay active and in shape during... Read More
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Top Benefits of an Aquatic therapy Room

February 2, 2017 / by
Aquatic therapy can revolutionize how athletes train, condition, recover, and rehabilitate. But, what is aquatic therapy? What are its benefits and how can you create a successful hydrotherapy space? Top Uses for Water Therapy Rehabilitate following injury Train and Condition Recover muscles before and after practice Benefits Minimize joint stress... Read More
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Hasbro Children’s Hospital Aquatic Physical Therapy Success

January 31, 2017 / by
One of Rhode Island’s shining stars is Children’s Rehabilitation Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Their facility offers aquatic physical therapy to successfully treat and rehabilitate patients. Here’s how and why it works. The fundamental properties of water help support, resist and assist movement.  This makes it a safe way to exercise,... Read More
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Hydrostatic pressure: its benefits for hydrotherapy (Part 2)

August 10, 2016 / by
Hydrostatic pressure makes a big impact when it comes to hydrotherapy. Let’s take a look at its benefits for aquatic rehabilitation, recovery and exercise and how it helps. In Part 1 of this series we explained in simple terms the definition of hydrostatic pressure and breifly covered it’s benefits. Now we... Read More
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What is hydrostatic Pressure (Part 1)

August 1, 2016 / by
Hydrostatic Pressure Part 1 Hydrostatic pressure is defined on dictionary.com as: A fluid at equilibrium at a given point within the fluid, due to the force of gravity.  Hydrostatic pressure increases in proportion to depth measured from the surface because of the increasing weight of a fluid exerting downward force... 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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