Physiotherapy Meets Mental Health: A Mindful Approach to Recovery

Physiotherapy Meets Mental Health: A Mindful Approach to Recovery

In the world of physical rehabilitation, the focus often remains on tangible healing aspects like exercises and treatments. However, recovery isn't just about repairing the body; it's about supporting the mind as well.

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You might already be aware of this, but the connection between the mind and the body is inseparable. Just as we prioritize physical exercise and rehabilitation for our bodies, the importance of caring for our minds is growing, especially during health challenges such as injuries. So, what can we do to provide more support for the mind?

Introducing 1-Minute Meditations in Physitrack

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, we're thrilled to introduce six world class 1-minute meditation sessions produced by our wellbeing friends at Champion Health into our library.

You can find the content under our ‘Education’ tab by searching for mindfulness or filtering by ‘new educational content only’. These brief yet impactful meditations can support clients' mental well-being throughout their recovery process. And hey, maybe you'll find them valuable for yourself too?

Find meditations under the education tab

6 Benefits of Meditation in Rehabilitation:

  1. Stress reduction: meditation techniques such as deep breathing and body scans help alleviate stress, promoting relaxation.
  2. Pain management: mindfulness-based practices enable individuals to observe sensations without succumbing to them.
  3. Enhanced focus and concentration: meditation enhances concentration, facilitating better engagement in rehabilitation exercises.
  4. Emotional regulation: meditation fosters emotional resilience, empowering individuals to navigate the emotional ups and downs of the recovery journey.
  5. Improved sleep quality: regular meditation promotes better sleep hygiene, essential for optimal recovery and overall well-being.
  6. Empowerment and self-compassion: through mindfulness practices, individuals cultivate self-compassion and self-awareness, empowering them in their healing process.

The integration of mindfulness practices into traditional physiotherapy represents a shift in the approach to rehabilitation. By acknowledging the connection between mental and physical health, practitioners offer more comprehensive care.

With initiatives like meditation sessions in exercise prescription platforms and in the exercise programs, we move closer to realizing whole-person care in physical rehabilitation.

Perhaps the next time you prescribe a program, you might want to give our 1-minute meditations a try?

Explore the meditations in our library.

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The Movement Clinic is always looking at ways to improve their patient's recovery. With Physitrack, they took a step closer to helping patients achieve better well-being and movement.

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Image from Movement Clinic

Movement Clinic to enable movement for a greater purpose

The Movement Clinic is always looking at ways to improve their patient's recovery. With Physitrack, they took a step closer to helping patients achieve better well-being and movement.

> 1100

number of employees

2018

year since using Physitrack

> 12,000

operations per year

Image from Movement Clinic

Movement Clinic to enable movement for a greater purpose

The Movement Clinic is always looking at ways to improve their patient's recovery. With Physitrack, they took a step closer to helping patients achieve better well-being and movement.

> 1100

number of employees

2018

year since using Physitrack

> 12,000

operations per year

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