At Sunnyside Physical therapy and Wellness we specialize in chronic pain management and musculoskeletal injuries. Lately, our patients have expressed a higher level of worry, concern, fear, and uncertainty during this health pandemic. For clients who struggle with anxiety, the constant mention of Covid19 in the media, radio and social networks can be a trigger. Physical therapy, yoga and exercise can help alleviate those feelings of worry and concerns. Below are 5 tips you can do if you are feeling anxious these days
1) Go for a walk outside
2) Practice diaphragmatic breathing
3) Learn to meditate daily for 5 mins
4) Practice positive affirmations
5) Lean into your support system. if you don’t have one, now is the perfect time to create one with a trusted family member or friend.
Remember to always be kind to yourself and that it’s ok to feel overwhelm, uncertain, fearful and downright scared. Once we acknowledge what and how and you feel then you can begin to implement the changes that is needed. At Sunnyside Physical therapy and wellness we are a family and we take great pride in our treatment approach to chronic pain management. We welcome the opportunity to partner with you on your health and wellness journey.