Physics of aquatic therapy: which effects play a role?

In aquatic therapy, several beneficial physical effects contribute to its efficacy. These include: -1: Reduced weight bearing: The buoyancy of the water reduces the weight …

Symposium Hydrothérapie & Polyhandicap Brussels, Samedi Mars 25 2023

On Saturday March 25, the Association des Kinésithérapeutes de Bruxelles (AKBRU) will organise a dedicates Hydrotherapy Symposium (in French). This event will be sponsored by …

Aquatic Therapy Certification Project – 3 module program

From the 8th till the 24th of January 2023, the Aquatic Therapy Certification Project (ATCP) will organize a 3 module course in India, under …

Pleased to meet you on Arab Health 2023!

EWAC Medical will be present at this exhibition that will be held from Monday January 30 till  Thursday February 2nd 2023. You can find …

Why do you need a movable floor?

A deep dive into the added value of our unique product Written by: Our website serves as proof that using Aquatic Therapy equipment can produce amazing …

Inertial sensors valuable for gait-initiation analysis in Aquatic Environment

Inertial sensors are being used broadly in gait analysis to asses gait symmetry and recovery from injury. In a new study, researchers have found …

Aquatic Therapy positively affects mental health and autonomy in elderly people

Elderly people, especially those struck by diabetics suffer stronger oxidative damages to the brain than healthy mature individuals. This can adversely affect their mental …

Global Health Exhibition October 9 -11 | Riyadh Saudi Arabia

A new era of healthcare in Saudi Arabia Over the past few years, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has made significant strides in refining …

Medica 2022, from 14 – 17 November

MEDICA 2022 will present the newest medical technologies and achievements. The impressive product range includes commodities and consumer goods, diagnostics, electromedical equipment, information and …

Abstract: A 54-year old female, retired due to progressive cognitive decline, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s dementia. Conventional medication therapy for dementia had proven futile. Initial evaluation revealed a non-verbal female seated in a wheelchair, dependent on 2-person assist for all transfers and activities of daily living (ADLs.) She had been either non-responsive or actively resistive for both ADLs and transfers in the 6 months prior to assessment. Following a total of 17 one hour therapy sessions over 19 weeks in a warm water therapy pool, she achieved ability to tread water for 15 minutes, transfers improved to moderate to-maximum assist from seated, ambulation improved to 1000’ with minimum-to-moderate assist of 2 persons. Communication increased to appropriate “yes,” “no,” and “OK” appropriate responses, occasional “thank you” and “very nice.”  The authors propose that her clinical progress may be related to her aquatic therapy intervention. Key Words: Aquatic therapy, Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, Hydrotherapy,