The HydroWorx therapy pool’s floor is an elevator which slowly lowers to the desired water level. The higher the water level, the less weight on my recovering foot.
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The floor of the HydroWorx pool is a treadmill with adjustable speed. I have found if I let the treadmill do the work, my recovering foot will naturally make the correct motions for walking.
There are cameras in the HydroWorx pool so that my sports therapist and I can check to see if I am making the correct walking motions with both feet. We found that when it is painful to put weight on my recovering foot, I compensate by moving my “normal” foot incorrectly as well.
The camera’s allow her to point out what I am doing incorrectly, so that I can make the right adjustments.
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This week I have been able to walk correctly (under water) and be completely PAIN FREE!!