Strategies to Perfect Upper Body Rehab Outcomes with Aquatic Therapy 

Streaming live from the HydroWorx pool!


October 29, 2014 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT


Presented By:  Barry Lippman, MS, ATC, NASM-PES, Associate Athletic Trainer/Rehab Coordinator for Coastal Carolina University

Shoulder Webcast


This webcast will provide specific strategies in developing advanced shoulder rehab programs emphasizing the use of aquatic therapy as a medium to implement them. The strategies are developed to safely, efficiently and effectively bridge the challenging gap between rehabilitation and performance.


Attendees of this webinar will learn:

  • A systematic approach to upper body training in the pool
  • A progression and regression for late term upper body rehabilitation using water as a medium
  • How to use water to work around specific contraindications
  • Effective scapular stabilization techniques to prepare athletes for overhead throwing
  • How to gain and maintain upper body strength while minimizing residual soreness


This 1 hour webcast will be broadcast live from the HydroWorx pool at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, SC. Want to attend the webcast in person? Live attendees will have the opportunity to try the HydroWorx pool at Coastal Carolina. Make sure you bring your bathing suit and towel!


*Continuing Education (you must attend the live webcast in its entirety):

Athletic Trainers: One CEU available for Athletic Trainers through BOC 
All Others: Certificates will be available if you wish to petition your certification agency for CEUs.   

Expand Your Business by Offering Aquatic Therapy for the Aging Athlete

In this webinar participants will receive an introduction to the principles of aquatic therapy, with specific applications for pediatric client populations.  There will be additional focus on physical therapy care planning for children including land to water transitions, treatment considerations, and documentation.


Participants will be able take the following away from this presentation:


  • The properties of water that are beneficial for pediatric therapy
  • What pediatric populations can benefit from aquatic therapy
  • What treatment considerations and precautions/contraindications exist for this population
  • How and when to transition between water and land therapy
  • How to effectively document aquatic therapy
  • What equipment can be used to enhance therapy sessions
  • How to make sessions fun for kids


All of this information will be supported by case studies from Cindy’s aquatic therapy program at Children’s Hospital of St. Paul.




Barry Lippman has been associate athletic trainer/rehab coordinator at Coastal Carolina University since 2010. He has been with Chanticleer Athletics since 2006 and previously served as assistant athletic trainer. He provides direct athletic training support for the university's baseball and Olympic sport programs, and serves as rehabilitation coordinator for more than 425 Chanticleer student-athletes. Lippman is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association and Mid Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association, and holds current certification from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. He is also an adjunct instructor in the university's Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sports Studies, where he teaches in the Physically Active Living Skills (PALS) program.


He was head men's athletic trainer at UNC Wilmington from 2005-2006 and directly handled the baseball and women's soccer teams. Prior to his tenure at UNCW, Lippman worked with the National Football League's Detroit Lions from June 2004 to January 2005, providing daily medical coverage for players. Lippman earned a master's degree in sports medicine from Georgia Tech in 2004. While there, he was a graduate assistant athletic trainer for the football, baseball and men's and women's tennis teams, including programs that went to the 2002 Silicon Valley Classic Bowl, 2003 Humanitarian Bowl and 2004 NCAA Baseball Super Regional.


Lippman earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Florida State University in 2001. As a student assistant trainer and head student athletic trainer, he worked with the nationally ranked football and baseball programs at FSU.


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