Rapid rehabilitation and injury prevention

Rapid rehabilitation and injury prevention

Written by Anton 09.08.2016

It was concluded that the implementation of imagery alongside physical rehabilitation should enhance the rehabilitation experience and, therefore, facilitate the recovery rates of injured athletes.

“Moreover, it was recommended that those responsible for the treatment of injured athletes (e.g. medical doctors, physiotherapists) should understand the benefits of imagery in athletic injury rehabilitation, since it is these practitioners who are in the best position to encourage injured athletes to use imagery.” – Imagery use by injured athletes: a qualitative analysis. Molly Driediger, Craig Hall, Nichola Callow; School of Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

  • Accelerated post training and peak performance recovery
  • Improved circulation and increased oxygen helps heal injuries faster
  • Minor injuries inhibited from becoming major problems
  • Helps eliminate risks of over-training or muscular tension
  • Effectively alleviates pain by boosting endorphins and taking the weight off tired, sore muscles and joints

“Relaxed muscles are likely to heal faster than tired, tight and knotted muscles. The athlete emerges from the floatation pod alert but in a state of deep relaxation. The effects can last anywhere from a few hours to a few days.” – Sportsinjuryclinic.net

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