The Psychology of Injury Recovery: How Your Mind Can Help You Recover from Injury
Date: February 17, 2011
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Location: Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy, 2175 K Street, NW, Suite C-120, Washington, DC 20037 (next to Starbucks).
Fee: No fee to attend
Description: This talk will help athletes understand the mental struggles they often face when recovering from injury, and offer practical tips/strategies to ensure a successful and positive return to sport.
Clinic topics include:
- Mental challenges faced by injured athletes
- Psychological factors that are important in the injury recovery process
- Mental skills that can help you in your recovery from injury
- Strategies to ensure a successful return to sport
- Tips for minimizing your risk of re-injury
This session will be followed by an extensive Q& A session.
Presenters: This session will be presented by Dr. Neal Bowes, PhD, and SSPT physical therapist, Dr. Robert Gillanders, DPT. Dr. Bowes is an accomplished sports psychologist with more than a decade of experience working with Olympic and international level athletes. He is the director of performance at Simply Performance Group (www.simplypg.com).
This event is being hosted by Sports + Spinal Physical Therapy (SSPT). For more information on SSPT, please visit us at www.ssptdc.com and www.facebook.com/ssptdc.
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Thanks! This is a great opportunity to learn from an awesome sports psychologist not only tips that will help you recovery from injury, but also mental strategies that will assist you in your training and preparation for race day.