Webinar Spotlights Versatility, Effectiveness of Aquatic Therapy

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On January 28, 2016, a one-hour webinar, “Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy”, will be held from 1-2 p.m. E.S.T. This HydroWorx event will focus on the many ways that physical therapy professionals can use aquatic therapy exercises and equipment to improve client outcomes, add to their personal skill sets and achieve greater marketing referrals for their practices.

Aquatic therapy on an underwater treadmill

To help others in his field understand how to make use of hydrotherapy as a versatile means to successful client outcomes, Dan will present a one-hour webinar hosted by HydroWorx.

Physical therapists are often tasked with helping clients who have limited movement capabilities on land. These include individuals with conditions such as multiple sclerosis, dystonia and fibromyalgia, as well as those who have undergone ACL reconstruction surgery or total knee arthroplasty. Rather than relying on a “one size fits all” approach and trying to force these clients to work in an uncomfortable environment, the best physical therapy professionals rely on a multitude of tools at their disposal. These tools sometimes include specialized therapy pools where the benefits of underwater treatment, rehab and exercise can fuel a client’s progress.

Daniel Seidler, PT, MS and Executive Director of Bronx-based Westchester Square Physical Therapy (WSPT), has spent years building as many resources as he can for the clientele he and his team members serve. A vocal, published proponent of aquatic therapy and exercise, he invested in an advanced therapy pool with underwater treadmill years ago, and regularly utilizes it as a part of his therapy toolbox. To help others in his field understand how to make use of hydrotherapy as a versatile means to successful client outcomes, he will present a one-hour webinar hosted by HydroWorx.

Seidler’s webinar, “Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy,” will be held on Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 1-2 p.m. E.S.T. The live event will cover several key topics:

  •     How a physical therapist can use a warm-water therapy pool as a modality for effective rehab and exercise.
  •     Case studies from Seidler’s own practice where patients benefitted from their ability to have access to aquatic therapy equipment and sessions.
  •     The conditions that are most frequently treated at WSPT by physical therapists using their HydroWorx therapy pool.
  •     How to market aquatic therapy as part of a physical therapy practice to increase referrals and expand business.

“Therapeutic Versatility and Value of Aquatic Therapy” is free to attend, but registration is required by visiting the registration page.

About the Presenter

Daniel Seidler is not only the Executive Director of WSPT (extra underline space) in the Bronx, NY, but he’s a proud member of the APTA, a USA Triathlon Certified Coach, a CrossFit Level I Coach, a Research Member of the Arthritis Foundation, an elected member of the Advisory Board of the HSS Rehab Network and a contributing author for a chapter on fibromyalgia and chronic pain in “The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning.”
About HydroWorx®

Since the late 1990s, HydroWorx has manufactured aquatic therapy pools with integrated underwater treadmills to enable rehabilitation professionals to more effectively offer their patients the opportunity to increase range of motion, decrease risk of falls and joint stress, and remain motivated through the rehab process.

Products such as the HydroWorx 2000 and 500 Series therapy pools, along with the new HydroWorx 300 system have revolutionized the face of aquatic therapy; in fact, HydroWorx technology is used by world-class facilities such as OrthoCarolina, Cleveland Clinic, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Genesis Healthcare, Neuroworx, Clear Choice Healthcare, PruittHealth, Premier Rehab, Leg Up Farm and many other healthcare facilities across the country.

HydroWorx offers a wide range of underwater treadmill pools and peripheral products and services. Every day, more than 24,000 athletes and patients use HydroWorx technology to recover from injuries and health conditions.

More information about HydroWorx can be found at http://www.HydroWorx.com.

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