Rehabilitation

Getting injured workers back to work

By Cheryl Stetzer, MPT, Aquacare Physical Therapy   Work-conditioning physical therapy is a specialized program designed to help individuals recover from musculoskeletal conditions or injuries and improve their function to return to work. It involves intensive, work-related activities and exercises that simulate job tasks to rehabilitate and strengthen patients. This type of physical therapy is […]

Written by on October 24, 2023

Patient Success: Joaquim’s Story

Update – October 23, 2023 Joaquim de Freitas, 39, of Delmar, thought it was going to be a normal day at work … until it wasn’t. An injury resulted in paralysis of the lower portion of his body, leaving Joaquim unable to work or take care of his wife and children. While he admits it […]

Written by on October 23, 2023

John Hollis: Aquacare brought me back not once, but twice

WATCH JOHN’S VIDEO. John Hollis of Seaford first came to Aquacare – Seaford about six years ago because he was having pain in his knee. He started doing aquatic therapy, but his rehabilitation was interrupted when he had a stroke. While in the hospital, John had another stroke. After he was able to leave the […]

Written by on May 24, 2023

Celebrate National Dance Day April 29

Celebrate National Dance Day April 29 By Katie Oakley, PTA, Aquacare Salisbury – Milford Street April 29 is National Dance Day! At Aquacare, we are celebrating by educating dancers about the importance of injury prevention. Aquacare’s Dance Medicine Program offers a unique experience for athletes and performing artists providing individualized physical therapy tailored to all […]

Written by on April 29, 2023

Stretches for Multiple Sclerosis

Aquacare student intern Charlie put together an educational video with demonstrations of six stretches that can help people living with multiple sclerosis move more easily. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis or MS is a disease that affects the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves, which make up the central nervous system […]

Written by on April 14, 2023

Is It Safe To Exercise With High Blood Pressure?

Can I Exercise With High Blood Pressure Or Hypertension? Hypertension is also known as high blood pressure. This diagnosis will be given to you by your doctor after tracking your blood pressure for a period. There are various ways of controlling this diagnosis including diet, medication, and exercise. It is always a good idea to […]

Written by on November 11, 2022

Know the Signs, Symptoms, and Key to Success After Having a Stroke!

Have you or someone you know had a stroke? A stroke, also known as a cerebrovascular accident, is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain which can deprive the brain of oxygen by either blood clots or ruptures of an artery. Different types of strokes can occur. The most common […]

Written by on February 10, 2022