Orthopedic rehabilitation, in general, has the power to help you return to where you were, physically, before an injury, illness, or aging—or as close as possible to it. When working the parts of your system that need extra care, you’re going to need to put in real effort and set goals for yourself. You’ll thank yourself in the end once you’re feeling significantly stronger in mind, body, and soul.
You need the right tools and techniques to propel you along this journey to a healthier you. Read on to find out how you can approach neurological rehabilitation for optimal results and prevent your illness or injury from taking over your life. If you’re prepared for a little challenge, you can learn to take charge of it, rather than letting it take control of you.
The World Health Organization predicts that more than 2 billion individuals will need at least one assistive device by the year 2030, with many requiring two or more. Many individuals can benefit from the use of today’s innovative devices to allow them to increase mobility; rehabilitate from injuries, surgery, or illness; remain in their own homes; and increase independence.
Dance/movement therapy is biopsychosocial, meaning it looks at the interconnection between biology, psychology, and socio-environmental factors. DMT views the patient as a whole entity and encourages physical movements to reflect the emotional state and changes in patterns of movement—so that they ultimately lead to changes in the psychosocial experience.
A true fan of her professional football hero, Denver Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning, Renee Whisner proudly displays a photo of Manning which she keeps nearby always for inspiration. In fact, she is so devoted to Manning and his never-give-up, resourceful, winning attitude, Renee named her toy poodle Peyton Omaha in honor of Manning and one of his key play calls. …