Tag: <span>rehabilitation</span>

The Vacation

Vacation Imposed by Injury Vacation mindset:  The path toward establishing a new habit is to repeat a behavior regularly until that behavior becomes part of a routine. This is how people develop skills, and how they can break bad habits. Anything done often enough soon becomes routine even a vacation. We have a longstanding concept …

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Time Loss

Time Loss It is extremely important to determine to what degree a patient is self-medicating and complicating his/her own recovery process. Time loss impacts the capacity for future goal setting. In the acute (short term) treatment of pain, aggressive pain management can prevent the patient from developing fear and hopelessness regarding the future. However, many …

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Recovery

The Process For many patients, the question can be stated: “If I cannot get a whole lot better…and I really do not know what to do with my life…what possible advantage is there in seeing or presenting myself as maximally medically improved.” And for some of these patients, they may be quite correct. After all, with the …

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Likely

Those most likely to be injured are laborers whose work involves repetitive and often strenuous tasks, with definable risk …
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The Drama of Trauma

The drama of trauma: events occur in a context. That context fuels the drama that surrounds the injury. Injury always has …
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Swaggering

Why would someone complete high school and college, and go through a series of hurdles to eventually establish a profession …
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