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What is Hydrostatic Pressure?

Jul 26, 2016 3:57:38 PM / by Jaeson Kawadler, Senior Physical Therapist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital



Hydrostatic pressure is defined on dictionary.com as:

A fluid at equilibrium at a given point within the fluid, due to the force of gravity.  Hydrostatic pressure increases in proportion to depth measured from the surface because of the increasing weight of a fluid exerting downward force from above.

That's quite an involved definition. So I'm going to elaborate with pictures to make this important force a bit easier to understand.

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Swimex fitness pools and swim Spas featured on Chronicle

Jul 5, 2016 1:30:00 PM / by Deb Cox


SwimEx was featured on WCVB 5 Chronicle. Host Anthony Everett and crew visited the factory and showroom. They saw first-hand how SwimEx hydrotherapy, fitness pools, and swim spas, improve lives through the power of water. 

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Hydrotherapy and Aqua-Yoga for Health and WEll-being

May 3, 2016 1:45:34 PM / by Deb Cox posted in Aqua therapy


Aquatic yoga uses the water as a support to give you the confidence to try this exercise program. See for yourself.  

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The key to Senior health and wellbeing is a hydrotherapy pool

Apr 11, 2016 8:00:05 AM / by Deb Cox posted in senior aquatic therapy, group pool exercise, Senior Care Centers, Aqua therapy


When the residents of Plymouth Place Senior Living choose an activity, they hit the water. Exercising, therapy, and fun become one in this state-of-the-art hydrotherapy pool, keeping them healthy and happy. 

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Effective Hydrotherapy Exercises for Treating Anterior Shoulder Dislocation - Infographic

Mar 31, 2016 10:38:39 AM / by SwimEx posted in hydrotherapy, Warm Water Therapy, water therapy, Physical Therapy, pool exercise, Aquatic exercise, athletic training

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Anterior shoulder dislocation is a common injury, especially for athletes and active individuals. It's important for the injury to heal completely, but many times the patient will want to remain active during the progression process. One way to treat the injury yet still maintain fitness is through hydrotherapy. 

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