ACL injuries are beginning to become more frequent within the female athlete population than males. Statistics have displayed that 20,000 high school women athletes are victims of a knee injury annually. Girls can be up to seven times more likely to Injure their ACL while engaging in a related sport as males. With 150,000 injury occurrences each year for both males and females, post surgical and injury prevention programs are crucial. Working in combination, Aquatic therapy and land rehabilitation programs have been proven to be highly effective at lowering the rate of ACL injuries.
ACL tears are a common injury among the athlete population. Unfortunately, when suffering from an ACL tear, the athlete will usually experience a degree of pain and discomfort. Beginning the correct physical therapy program for the athlete is a crucial part of their recovery process. The Athletic Director of Medical Services at the University of Arizona, Randy Cohen, shares his experience on ACL Injuries and the effectiveness of aquatic therapy during recovery.
We love to hear what our patients have to say about us! Our patient during her recovery process for a total knee replacement working with her therapist, Monika in our Hydroworx pool.
When it comes to combating arthritis and pain as a result from fibromyalgia, relaxation is a crucial component. Aquatic therapy, which we offer here at Peak Performance Physical Therapy, is a proven method that is effective in treating pain, a long side various other benefits. The innovative pool technology offers a plethora of special features such as soothing warm water and a massage system, promotion stress reduction and relaxation.
Walk right in to the brand new HydroWorx 300 Series coming soon to our New Hyde Park location. Are you an athlete, post-op patient or looking to regain your range of motion? The HydroWorx 300 series is deigned to meet your specific needs, making each and every therapy session effective. Available late September 2016.