Benefits of aquatic therapy

JuLY 15, 2021 from 2:00 - 3:00pm EDT

Presented by: Rachel McDermott, PTA, CPO


In this one hour webinar, we will review the physiological effect that water immersion and aquatic treatment have on various systems in the body. We will recap how the properties of water can support and enhance both your treatment options and client participation. This course will dive into the benefits of hydrostatic pressure on the following systems and will explain how to use water immersion and exercise to advance your treatments.

  • Cardiac 
  • Circulatory
  • Pulmonary
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Lymphatic 

Cost: $0
Cancellation Policy: HydroWorx reserves the right to change or cancel this webinar dependent on unforeseen circumstances for the speakers or HydroWorx.

Speaker BIo:

Rachel McDermott has been a licensed PTA for 21 years with extensive clinical experience in acute, long term care, outpatient rehab services and for sports specializing in Aquatic Treatments. Rachel joined HydroWorx International in 2013 with a goal and focus on educating and training clinicians on the benefits of water and how to implement strong Aquatic Therapy Programs and treatments for optimal results for your patients. Rachel has been educating and providing CEU’s for Aquatic Therapy Treatments across the United States for the last 6 years as well as providing ongoing support after. Rachel graduated from Kirkwood Community College in 1997 with a degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant licensed in Iowa.