Stress Management through Proactive Physical Therapy

Any routine work, job related problems or relationship issues can cause stress. The build up of stress afflicts your body and your mind. This puts your health at a severe risk. Stress is a leading cause of many health issues. Long-term stress can result in consistent headaches, stomach disorders, and even depression.

Before you can combat the stress in your life, it’s important to know the key factors that contribute to that feeling. Work, relationship, routine, activities etc. can be the causes of stress. Luckily there are many proven ways to combat stress and stride into fall flawlessly. Follow these few tips to stay ahead of the game.

  • Regular physical activities: Running, Walking, exercise etc.
  • Relaxation techniques: Yoga, Meditation, Deep breathing, massage etc.
  • Hobbies: swimming, ice hockey, football, trekking, hiking etc.
  • Sleep: he National Sleep Foundation recommends teenagers (14-17 yrs old) get 8-10 hrs of sleep, adults (18-64 yrs old) 7-9 hrs. and older adults (65+) 7-8 hrs.

The key to your stress free life is 3c’s Cool, Calm, and Collect. You can also try laughing for 10-15 minutes a day or close your eyes, breathe, and calm your mind. Believe it or not, exercise is a great way to relieve stress, and sets you on the road to a healthy lifestyle. So start walking, running, meditate, do yoga or find a hobby to keep you hooked to something you like.

But sometimes the level of stress is so high that professional help becomes necessary to have. Physical therapy and massage therapy can do wonders for stress relief and stress management. Incorporating a physical therapy treatment plan into your routine can help you manage your stress better, alleviate some weights on your mind, and relieve tension in your body.

Stress impacts the body physically and can make even simple actions seem difficult. If you’re looking for a solution to tense muscles, tight joints, inflexibility, and stress, Proactive physical therapy might be the answer.

Proactive physical therapy in Sunnyvale can create a custom treatment plan for you to help you reduce stress and lower the physical symptoms of it. Everyone has stress in their life, but don’t let yours hold you back!