Our beliefs about what we are and what we can be, precisely determine what we can be. Positive thinking really can make you feel and be healthy. Refraining from worry and anxiety, negative words in general, and maintaining a positive outlook can have an effect on the recovery of a patient. Positive attitude seen in the clinic has allowed for significant gains because they want to get better, quicker, to get back to the lifestyle they want to live. Patients that come into therapy, knowing what to expect and that look towards the end goal, allow themselves to push a little bit further.
Although positive attitudes have been seen to allow for an increase and rapid acquiring of goals; it is easy to become negative when you have a bad day, or are in a little more pain. You may come across a few disappointments, and it is really easy to stay in that negative mindset. Choosing to be positive and being grateful for what has been accomplished throughout this physical and emotional journey, is just that, a choice. How you choose to deal with any negative side-effects and your determination to push through is controllable; and that makes all the difference. That choice overall, can have an impact on how you maintain your overall health and recovery.
At Hohman Rehab, we focus on giving you constant feedback regarding your recovery. You will never wonder if your range of motion is improving, or if you’re getting stronger, or walking better. You will know because we will be sure to tell you. Small gains go a long way, and it’s important to realize that!