Learn to relax

October 2, 2018

This month we decided to take a deep breath and relax. And we are hoping to encourage you to do the same. Research shows that when patients incorporate relaxation techniques into their rehabilitation efforts, they see increased benefits. Sometimes doing something as simple as breathing or listening to music can center and calm us. In turn, we can focus better on the task in front of us, taking it one step at a time.

Join us this month to learn about the benefits of breathing exercises. Also, learn how relaxing your mind can actually help to relax your muscles. Get the first-hand story about how a tech company is helping to calm patients in rehabilitation centers. And hear about how one patient’s experience with mindfulness is helping him recover from stroke. We encourage you to join our relaxation challenge this month and see if practicing simple breathing techniques can help you too. Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is to take a step back and relax.

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Editorial note:

Research shows that learning to relax can actually boost recovery efforts.

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