About Jessica's Cosmetic Surgeries

About Jessica's Cosmetic Surgeries

4 Tips To Help You Succeed In Physical Therapy

by Ross Martin

The process of physically recovering from a surgery, injury, or long-term illness can be arduous and challenging. Most aspects of a recovery are not fun, but they are essential if you want to get back to where your were physically before you were rehabbing an injury. One of the essential components of recovering from surgery, injury, or illness is physical therapy. There is a good chance that your doctor will prescribe it, so make the most of it with the following tips:

Have a Good Attitude

Most people don't consider physical therapy fun, and when you're in a recovery period you may not be motivated to give physical therapy your all. But the attitude and mindset that you bring to physical therapy may help you progress, so it is a good idea to go into you therapy sessions with a good frame of mind. When you focus on meeting goals instead of being unhappy that you have to spend time in physical therapy, there is a good chance that you may see results faster.

Show Up for Every Session

When it comes to physical therapy, you have to trust your doctor. Depending on your unique situation, your physical therapy sessions will be scheduled according to how much rehab your physician feels that you need to take care of the body part effected by your surgery, illness, or injury. It is in your best interest to attend every session that is recommended; skipping sessions will only delay your recovery, and prevent you from getting back to your normal life.

Extend Physical Therapy Beyond Your Sessions

In many cases, physical therapists will instruct clients to do specific exercises at home to help speed up recovery, and build upon the efforts made in physical therapy sessions. Don't ignore your therapist—take it upon yourself to do at-home exercises exactly as prescribed. Failure to do so can set back the progress you make during sessions, requiring more physical therapy than you expected to feel normal again.

Don't Push Yourself Too Hard

As you move through physical therapy and get closer to recovery, it is easy to feel like that you are back to normal. But don't exert yourself physically until you get the okay from your doctor and physical therapist. Putting too much stress on the area that you are rehabbing can cause further injury, or an extended time in physical therapy. Take it easy, and make sure that you are cleared for physical activities before partaking in them.


About Me

About Jessica's Cosmetic Surgeries

Hello there! I'm Jessica Goodyear. I am an unofficial expert on cosmetic procedures--mostly because I've had a lot of them done. Some people judge me or think I'm fake, but I feel more like myself than I ever have before! It all started when I was a teenager. I broke my nose playing softball, and I had to have plastic surgery on my nose so that I could breathe properly. But my nose looked different afterwards, and I liked it better! Now I save up my money to get something done every few years. Whether it's teeth whitening or veneers, a little bit of liposuction, or new cheekbones, there's something so satisfying about letting your inner beauty shine out through your outer body. I started this site to help break the stereotypes about cosmetic surgeries and to talk about some of the health risks related to them. Check it out!