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Most people at one point or another in their lives will have to go through the process of healing an injury. This is where physiotherapy comes in and guides the way towards a full and speedy recovery. Here at Living with The Spirit we focus on the holistic aspect of physiotherapy. We design a physiotherapy program carefully put together to the severity of your injury. To promote circulation and healing for your entire body we use a wide variety of therapeutic treatments methods and tools. Our in house chefs provide homemade raw and cooked food together with fresh fruits as part of our daily menu. As well as healthy deserts and healthy smoothies. The amenities available here at the retreat center are used to enhance our clients healing and recovery. When we put all of this together with a peaceful, harmonious, and supportive home environment it makes for a true holistic healing experience.
THE FOUNDATION OF PHYSIOTHERAPY
Physiotherapy means treatment to restore and maintain the body function, strength, and mobility mainly through physical therapy. The goal is to improve the healing of the injured area and strengthen the body as a whole to promote the overall well being and recovery process. Physiotherapy specifically uses exercise, hands-on therapeutic techniques, client education, and various modalities. It is standard practice today and part of the foundation of incorporating active healing after your injury. Strengthening and stretching your muscles during recovery gradually returns you to everyday activities without or with reduced amounts of pain or physical resistances.
The most common area to start is with the core since it is a central hub for the rest of the body’s stability and strength. Flexibility is needed for the general ability to enter a position correctly and to be able to have enough stability to hold any given position. The positive benefits of this can easily be seen in our posture which is the beginning and end of any movement. Using the core as an example we can easily see how we strengthen the body overall in and around the injury of for example a leg, arm or shoulder. There is always a way to work in and around an injury so as to keep the body active.
HOLISTIC PHYSIOTHERAPY WITH US
In the two years of opening our retreat center here in Chiang Mai, we have had experience working with clients with everything from workplace injuries, automotive accidents, and post surgery recovery. We offer a wide range of integrated physiotherapy methods and tools as part of our overall healing and recovery programs. Today we have a full range of rehabilitation options available. To make your stay and rehabilitation process as smooth and easy as possible we frequently offer our clients support dealing with practicalities outside the center. Whether it is visa extensions, hospital check ups, or pick up at the airport we work together with you so that you can focus all the time and energy on your recovery. For a list of examples on the many physiotherapy treatment options available to you here at Living with The Spirit please refer to the list below.
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ARE YOU RECOVERING FROM AN INJURY?
Our retreat center is the ideal place to spend your time during your rehabilitation. We provide everything you need for a speedy recovery. Book a free consultation with us today and we can explain to you what you need to know in more detail. We are also looking forward to answer any questions you might have.
All our programs are individually created and we use a variety of different tools based on your specific type of recovery. Below you find a sample of the treatments we often include in our physiotherapy programs.
We are specialised in sports rehab, recovery from injuries & surgeries, athletic prehabilitation and performance. This is where you strengthen the body in and around the injuries you are recovering from.
HOT & COLD TREATMENT
Boost your immune system, improve your health, relieve stress, get more circulation and get better sleep. These are but a few of the benefits of combining herbal steam sauna baths with cold water immersion.
We use natural body flow movements for increased mobility and circulation, dynamic stretch and movements from lying, seating, to standing. No matter what type of injury or surgery you are recovering from we find a way for you to move and stay active throughout your recovery period.
Foam rolling for myofascial pressure points, foam rolling mobilisations for improved joints mobility and pressure point ball for myofascial pressure points. We find and release the trigger points in your body, this has a beneficial effect throughout your entire body.
Through increased awareness and self observation we locate and address blockages and stagnation in our bodies and we improve our body connection and performance. This is a beautiful practice that goes hand in hand with a harmonious and deep recovery.
REHAB SALT WATER POOL AVAILABILITY
In our neighbourhood we are fortunate to have Chiang Mai’s nicest private swim clubs. In their 25m saltwater pool we do our water movement rehabilitation and plenty of R & R!
Simple practices to relieve stress and connect to the body in a present time “now” awareness. An untangling practice closely connected to your breathing patterns, emotional responses, and thought pattern.
You learn how to transform and understand the root cause of stress and negative emotions. Real changes can begin to happen in our lives and a large amount of energy can be reclaimed once we let go of this form of negativity.