Physical aquatic therapy for hip replacement patients — 5 key notes

Mary Rechtoris -   Print  |

HydroWorx is hosting a webinar for interested total hip replacement patients on the benefits of aquatic therapy on Thursday, July 23.

Here are five notes:

 

1. Mark Glod of Peak Performances Physical Therapy will lead the webinar on the best practices to ensure patients get back to a health lifestyle after surgery.

 

2. The webinar titled "Bilateral Total Hip Replacement: An Aquatic Therapy Case Review" will help patients learn ways to utilize water therapy to aid in the recovery process.

 

3. More than 330,000 total hip replacements are performed annually.

 

4. Physical therapy is crucial for the success of hip replacement, and many professionals use aquatic therapy with their patients.

 

5. The essentially weightless environment of an aquatic pool helps patients move their limbs and adopt a natural gait that they will use on land.

 

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