Sports Whirlpool Tubs
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Use of Hydrotherapy Tubs in Sports Medicine
Sports Whirlpool Tubs were created to apply the positive thermal effects of hydrotherapy to sports related injuries. Sports injuries are usually accompanied by inflammation and limited range of motion. Whirlpool therapy tubs used in sports medicine can relieve both symptoms via hot / cold therapy baths.
The ideal use for a athletic whirlpool therapy tub is rehabilitation and recovery of sports injuries. Strenuous practices and training sessions leave muscle sore and full of lactic acid. Cold and/or hot baths soothe sore muscles while simultaneously helping muscles and tissues recover quicker.
Hydrotherapy Whirlpools for Sports Medicine
Today’s athletes are bigger, faster, stronger, and in great need of superior ways to rehab the body. Increased performance means increased inflammation, reduced range of motion, and higher risk of injury.
The secret behind the best athletes and trainers is: they spend as much time on recovering as they do on training. With that higher level of output its even more clear athletes need to focus on recovery more than ever. Hydrotherapy is a well known treatment for all kinds of sports related
Hydrotherapy tubs have evolved right along side todays athletes. The Sports Therapy Whirlpool Tub from Whitehall takes the classic recovery method and improved upon it.
The S-Series Sports Whirlpools feature large stainless steel tanks made to accommodate athletes of all sizes. These sports whirlpool tanks are longer and deeper than their predecessor (S-Series replaced model DFT-4825 , JO-48S).
There are many benefits of hydrotherapy for everyday users and athletes alike. Hydrotherapy tubs are a comfortable and effective for tool rehabbing sports injuries.
How Hydrotherapy Encourages Sports Injury Recovery
In order to achieve quicker recovery and muscle healing you’ll need a hot or cold therapy bath. Certain issues call for specific temperatures for the hydrotherapy bath to provide the most benefit. Whitehall Hydrotherapy Tubs can add both hot and cold bath benefits into any clinic or locker room.
Cold therapy tubs are great for reducing swelling and nerve activity. This applies to common ailments like bruising, and more seriously muscle contusions.
Heat therapy tubs are better for increasing mobility, flexibility, blood flow and a number other therapeutic benefits.
The Whitehall Sports Whirlpool S-series is the perfect tool for any athletic training facility or physical therapy practice. Their wide variety stainless steel tubs come in different sizes and styles. Also with the ability to fully customize your hydrotherapy tub exactly the way you need.
Who are Therapeutic Sports Whirlpools For?
Whirlpool therapy tubs come in so many styles and varieties, there’s one for every hydrotherapy need. From athletic training room whirlpools to full immersion clinical whirlpool baths, Whitehall Manufacturing has you covered.
Full Immersion and Hubbard Burn Tanks
When full immersion hydrotherapy is called for, there are several large sports whirlpool tubs for sale. Including: Hi-Boy, Lo-Boy, or several other models. The Hi-Boy Tub is taller to accommodate patients with limited range of motion. It can also be paired with a hydrotherapy chair for more comfort.
This are typically used in the most severe musculoskeletal or burn related whirlpool treatments. A number of other accessories can be added to increase comfort and benefit of treatments.
Pediatric and Geriatric Whirlpool Therapy
The Lo-Boy Whirlpool is not as tall, which makes it better for pediatric or geriatric whirlpool therapy. Being lower to the ground makes it easier for shorter or less mobile patients.
Adding a patient lift is a good idea in the most extreme cases of limited mobility. Mobile tubs can also be purchased for optimal whirlpool mobility.
Extremity and Podiatry Whirlpools
Smaller Whirlpool Tubs are also available. Smaller tubs easily apply hydrotherapy to injured extremities in a more economical / water saving way.
The Whitehall P-series and E-series whirlpool tubs are designed specifically for this purpose. Add a whirlpool tub lift to easily maneuver the tub into perfect treatment position for any size patient.
Whirlpool Therapy Used in Athletic Training
Recovering from a serious injury or an intense workout, hydrotherapy tubs can significantly reduce the amount of time it takes. The right combination of therapeutic whirlpool tub and hydromassage is key.
How Do Hydrotherapy Tubs Benefit Sports Injuries?
The weightlessness experienced in a therapeutic whirlpool reduces pressure on injured areas.
Treat a wide variety of injuries between hot or cold therapy baths using the same hydrotherapy tub.
Cold therapy baths are great for post-workout recovery and clearing lactic acid from muscles. You’ve probably seen numerous examples of football and other athletes jumping into a big tub of ice after practice. Whitehall’s Whirlpool Tubs are the way the pros get their ice baths.
Using a whirlpool for physical therapy helps patients recover more comfortably. Temperature controlled hydrotherapy baths provide hot or cold therapy on demand.
Musculoskeletal damage can come in many forms. Light damage like what's experienced after a hard workout can benefit significantly from a rejuvenating cold therapy bath. Cold baths help your body clear lactic acid and soothe aches and pains
Heat therapy baths are reserved more severe ailments and rehabbing from surgeries. Increasing blood flow and range of motion are key for healing muscle or joint injury. Tense muscles will loosen and enable necessary blood flow for healing. This is particularly beneficial post surgery or after any sustained tissue damage.
Hot or cold therapy is beneficial when applied by any therapeutic modality. But professionals will agree, hydrotherapy baths are the most effective. When rehabbing, it's important to use modalities that both soothes and comforts the inflammation. By reducing swelling and improving ROM issues experienced after an injury, patients get back to normal sooner.
Related Article: How to Use Whirlpool Therapy to Treat Sports Injuries
Recommended Whirlpool Tubs for Athletic Trainers
Theses same Sports Whirlpool Tubs are are also used in physical therapy treatments for all kinds of rehabilitative needs. Range of motion and swelling issues go hand and hand with surgeries and sports injuries. Physical therapists commonly leverage the power of hydrotherapy to treat all kinds of ailments.
S-Series Sports Whirlpool Tub From Whitehall
The Whitehall S-Series Sports Whirlpool Tub was made specifically with athletic trainers and physical therapists in mind. These stainless steel therapy tubs are perfect for either hot or cold therapy treatments.
Whitehall’s S-Series Sports Whirlpool is taller and “oversized” to accommodate athletes of all sizes. Designed specifically so athletes of all sizes can fully immerse themselves in a hot or cold bath. The ability lay down in the tub and experience full body immersion is ideal for recovery.
H Series & L-Series | Hi Boy and Lo Boy Whirlpool Baths
The Lo-boy Whirlpool L-Series is another full immersion style whirlpool tub deep enough to treat patient sup to their shoulder area. They are lower to the ground than the Hi-boy in order to aid lower mobility patients. Geriatrics and pediatric patients can get in with less effort. If you need mobile or stationary tub of this size, we can recommend the Lo-Boy
The Hi-Boy Whirlpool Tub H-Seres from Whitehall is taller to allow patients to sit comfortably while in treatment. Not all PT or Clinic patients will be able to lay flat comfortably. Incase they must remain sitting we recommend reviewing the Hi-Boy whirlpool tub for your practice.
Sizes and Styles of Whirlpool Therapy Tubs:
Volume: 85, 90, and 110 Gallon tanks available
Mobility: Decide between a stationary whirlpool directly connected to water supply. Or add wheels and the appropriate drain system for mobile whirlpool system.
*If you require specific athletic training whirlpool dimensions, please contact customer service at email@example.com
Mobile Or Stationary Sports Whirlpools Available
Do you need a stationary whirlpool for an athletic training facility? Or maybe a more mobile whirlpool with wheels to easily navigate the clinic. The Whitehall S-Series comes in 3 different sizes, all of which have options for stationary or mobile has optional:
Sports Whirlpool With Turbines
Each whirlpool includes: Turbine Assembly is equipped with:
Underwriters Laboratory listed 1/2 HP jet pump motor
Protected with an ABS plastic shell,
Automatic thermal overload protector
*All parts contacting the water are stainless steel, chrome plated brass or bronze
Related Whitehall Whirlpool Models / Categories
Other Styles of Whitehall Therapy Tubs:
Lo Boy Whirlpool (L-Series)
Hi Boy Whirlpool (H-Series)
Extremity Whirlpools (E-Series)
Full Immersion Tanks (F-Series)
How to Order Hydrotherapy Tubs and Accessories
Finding the perfect whirlpool therapy tub for sale can be difficult. So many options and accessories to consider, where to start? We’ve created this Whirlpool Therapy Tub Buying Guide to help you get familiar with our hydrotherapy products.
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