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Our mission is to champion aquatic physical therapy to optimize lifelong movement, function, and wellness.

Member Spotlight

Emily Dunlap, PT is the recipient of the 2019 Hydroworx Grant for her proposed research titled "Hemodynamic effects of aquatic vs. land exercise in patients with orthostatic hypotension: a randomized controlled crossover trial”. This grant is co-sponsored with the Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy and is awarded biannually to a physical therapist for an innovative research proposal utilizing aquatic physical therapy.
She is the owner of Aquatic Therapy Pro and manages a variety of roles as a researcher, clinician and consultant for education. Active as a PT since 1988, Emily is also currently a  PhD student in Exercise Physiology at University of Texas in Austin.