This video is about how to motivate yourself to practice soccer, but the principles you’ll learn can be applied to anything. This is also a great lesson to discuss with your patients who are having trouble sticking to their exercise schedule, and it is a part of your job, as a doctor, to motivate them to complete their exercises. Otherwise, they may not rehabilitate quickly, or at all. You must take part of the responsibility as their ‘coach’ to help their achieve their goals.
Physiotherapy is difficult. It many cases, it takes a shift in mindset to make a patient follow through, especially if they are relatively comfortable with their life situation. Use the information in this video to get through to your patients, or to motivate yourself.