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Chicago Blackhawks Use Plunge Pool For Aquatic Therapy

April 18, 2018 / by
The Chicago Blackhawks are one of the most historic hockey franchises in the National Hockey League. They have won six Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926. Their recent Stanley Cups wins were in 2010, 2013, and 2015. Aquatic therapy plays a role in their successful rehabilitation and recovery.... Read More
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McFarland Clinic Discusses the Unique Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

March 25, 2018 / by
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... Read More
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Hydrostatic pressure: its benefits for hydrotherapy (Part 2)

January 21, 2018 / 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)

January 7, 2018 / 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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Aquatic Therapy: Best Water Current Systems for Successful Hydrotherapy

November 29, 2017 / by
Aquatic therapy that includes a resistance pool is a superior way to exercise, rehabilitate, and recover.  The water current is ideal for added resistance and support. But not all water currents are the same. Here are the advantages and disadvantages for three primary water current systems available in today’s marketplace.... Read More
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Rotator Cuff Exercises

September 13, 2017 / by
Most injuries must heal completely before returning to a work-out routine, compete in a game, or resume normal use. But letting injuries heal often means inactivity. So what do you do to stay in peak performance shape during recovery? Hydrotherapy treatments, such as rotator cuff exercises, keep you conditioned so you’re... Read More
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Help for Heroes Triathlon Challenge

September 7, 2017 / by
Help for Heroes, one of the largest U.K. charities, provides direct support to those with injuries and illnesses sustained while serving the British Armed Forces. The Phoenix Centre Team completed a 24 hour triathlon challenge – running, swimming and cycling – to raise money for this great cause. The specialist... Read More
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Hydrotherapy: Here’s Why Water Power Works

June 21, 2017 / by
Hydrotherapy Breaks the Training Barrier for Better Recovery, Training and Performance. Here’s why it works? Hydrotherapy is a low impact tool that yields high impact results with limited joint stress and muscle fatigue. It’s a safe environment where athletes achieve an intense workout without risking injury. From upper body exercises,... Read More