AQUATIC APPLICATIONS FOR ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
Presented By: Tony Pazzaglia, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CEO of Terrapin Physical Therapy, Inc.
In this webinar, Tony Pazzaglia, CEO of Terrapin Physical Therapy, Inc., will discuss how over the last 12 years he and his team have combined the ancient treatment modality of aquatic therapy, combined with modern technology, to achieve the best outcomes for their clients with a wide range of orthopedic conditions.
Tony will begin his presentation with an overview of Terrapin Physical Therapy and discuss the range of patients that they most commonly treat with aquatic therapy, including those with difficulty walking, running or performing various sport-specific movements, and the unique challenges that each face. He will describe how he uses his pool to apply the physical properties of water in consistently reproducible treatments designed to increase strength, range of motion and toleration for daily activities, whether those activities are recreational golf, walking for fitness or an even Olympic Marathon running. Tony will detail the aquatic applications used, including specific protocols and exercises used for each patient group.
As a result of attending this webinar, attendees will learn:
- The range of patients commonly treated with aquatic therapy and the unique challenges that each face.
- How to apply the physical properties of water in reproducible treatments.
- The aquatic applications used, including specific protocols and exercises used for each patient group.
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Tony Pazzaglia is the CEO of Terrapin Physical Therapy, Inc. Tony earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Physiology of Exercise/Athletic Training from California State University, Chico. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from California State University, Sacramento. He earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy from the EIM Institute of Health Professions. Tony is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, Clinical Physical Therapy Instructor, Athletic Trainer and Massage Practitioner and has completed the Executive Private Practice Management Curriculum. Tony is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Orthopedic and Private Practice Sections and the California Physical Therapy Association. Tony has clinical experience in a wide range of settings including in aquatic therapy, geriatric rehabilitation, orthopedic manual physical therapy and as an athletic trainer for CSU Chico and Monterey Peninsula College.