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Endless Struggle with a New Twist

By Idamarie Scimeca Duffy Determination, hard work, a loving and supportive family and yes, even an insurance company that was willing to listen, has given one patient with RSD endless opportunities for healing. My RSD was diagnosed in July 1990, six years after having a heavy metal door crush my ...

67-year-old Vanetta's Game-Changer: the Endless Pool

Vanetta Hunter's original objective in purchasing and installing her Endless Pool was the relief of chronic back pain. But the synergistic effects of her hydro-therapy regimen have proven as gratifying as the improvement in her back condition is predictable. Vanetta, a 67-year-old resident of Massachusetts, strives for a minimum of ...

Judith's Aquatic Rx for her Diabetes

Judith has a trenchant way of describing her decision to purchase an Endless Pool, which she has been using in her Arkansas home for more than a year. "It was a prescription," she says, noting that her physician had suggested looking into aquatic therapy as a means of treating Judith's ...

Athletes Benefit From Training in the Water, ABC News

WASHINGTON –– Aquatic exercise programs are not just for grandmas riding foam floats. Water is good for athletic training, too, and experts say more athletes are making use of it. Runners, tennis players and other competitors find that the resistance from aquatic training gives them more of a workout than ...

The Oregonian: 'Treadmill for swimmers' boosts health, well-being

When contractor Bill Meals was planning to build his family's dream home, incorporating a pool and a spa was more of a necessity than a luxury. His wife, Suzy--who has multiple sclerosis and is recovering from surgeries following a back injury--needs to swim regularly for her health. His mother and ...

Jewish Times: Endless Summer Thanks to the Academy's Endless Pool

I'm in love! Don't worry, Lenny-there is no replacement for you. This is a more therapeutic affinity. But I am definitely in love. The warm water soothes my every bone. As I move my arms back and forth, I am transported to another time and another place: The sun is ...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Therapy using an Endless Pool

Idamarie Scimeca Duffy recently received the inaugural "Hero of Hope" award from the Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association. The story of her intractable illness - which has all of the highs and lows of a roller coaster ride - culminates with her walking after eight years in a wheelchair. Idamarie ...

Aquatic Therapy to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Having lived with rheumatoid arthritis since his late teens and undergone a hip replacement a decade ago, Joe Alldredge has a fairly visceral and immediate reaction to any interruption in his Endless Pool exercise routine. "I typically work out first thing in the morning, in order to get to work ...

Tina's Daily Recovery and Relief Remedy

Tina Prescott is an expatriate American now living in the Montreal area with husband Peter and their three children. Several years ago, she suffered a collapsed lung and a debilitating case of emphysema, consequences of thoracic surgery. Initial attempts at health maintenance consisted primarily of a daunting regimen of energy-sapping ...

Post-Polio Therapy using an Endless Pool

Pat Segar is unequivocal in her evaluation of therapy in the Endless Pool, which she has done for approximately four years: "Had I not found this as a method to treat my condition" - post-polio syndrome - "I'd be in braces or a wheelchair today." A 48-year-old registered nurse, Pat's ...

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