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Senior Patient Finds Back Rehab Success

October 19, 2017 / by
Whether you’re suffering from chronic back pain or recovering from back surgery, aquatic therapy is the ideal tool for back rehab so you can get you back on your feet. Here’s one story of successful recovery using hydrotherapy. Back Rehab Success The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center uses their SwimEx 1000T... 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
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7 Top Conditions Treated Successfully with Hydrotherapy

February 15, 2017 / by
Frederick Memorial Hospital’s philosophy is simple. Teams at this physical therapy clinic individually tailor each patient’s rehabilitation program. The goal: to help patients return to the lifestyle and activities they desire, improving their quality of life. Aquatic therapy is one of their central tools. Here’s what they treat and how... 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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American made: Custom Pools For Hydrotherapy

September 7, 2016 / by
American Made to Last From innovative construction to advanced water current systems, American made fitness pools for aquatic exercise and rehab are extreme hyrdrotherapy machines. These custom pools are made to order and built to last. Here’s why. In 1986, fiberglass pioneer Everett Pearson bought the paddlewheel water current patents... 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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Water therapy: Basic Tools and Tips for Hydrotherapy

March 8, 2016 / by
The typical patient will find the aquatic environment to be desirable, beneficial, and productive. Water therapy can be performed in any pool but there are additional functionalities and basics a therapist should consider when choosing the right one for the patient and the treatment plan. BASIC POOL FUNCTIONS FOR WATER... Read More
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Aqua Yoga For Spinal Injury Patients

August 6, 2014 / by
The Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center uses aqua yoga in a SwimEx pool to help rehabilitate spinal injury patients who couldn’t even perform yoga on chairs. The non-weight bearing environment produces great results.   Carolina Spine and Neurosurgery Center (from their website) Aquatic therapy introduces the patient to an environment... Read More