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Aquacare’s Injured Worker Program Leads to Fast Results

What is Different About Aquacare/Fitness Forum Injured Program? Industrial executives are acutely aware of their companies’ rapidly escalating insurance premiums and worker’s compensation costs for employees injured on the job. Because of this, many employers are moving towards preventative health, education, and rehabilitation programs. Aquacare has years of expertise and knowledge when it comes to […]

Written by on June 4, 2024

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

Thanksgiving is coming, don’t end up feeling like a turkey!

Everyone celebrates the holidays a little differently, but the most common activity for Thanksgiving is cooking and eating. No matter the size of your family and/or friends this can be a time consuming and exhausting event. Some of the youngest, most able bodied individuals can be put to the test while cooking a turkey or […]

Written by on November 17, 2022

Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you have been relaxing – enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you have been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you […]

Written by on August 7, 2020