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Is Travelling a form of Physical Therapy? You may want to ask this question when you have exhausted all options of Physical Therapy and you don't seem to see any difference. Physical Therapists should recommend short vacations for their Patients once in a while, the stress relief of Travel therapy can help boost your mental health and general wellbeing.

New sights, smells, and conversations can refreshingly stimulate your senses. Traveling to places close to home that you've never explored like museums, art galleries, and historical guide points can give you a renewed perspective on your life. The feeling of these new places and sightseeing can help you recuperate quickly and get you back right on track.

There are a lot of things to see or do while on Travel Therapy, you can go to the Museum, the Beach, lakes, rivers, and creeks. All these places are natural habitats that can help you get better. 

You can use these tips to continue your Physical Therapy even while on vacation, you need to ensure that while getting Travel Therapy, you don't take a step backward with your Physical Therapy, they go hand in hand. These tips will allow you to continue with some level of therapy, no matter where you are 

  • Stay Stretched Out.
  • Walk long distances instead of ordering a cab when going sightseeing.
  • Get accommodation that has Wi-Fi to enable you to stay connected
  • Eat a Balanced Diet and avoid fast food.
  • Drink Enough Water. Stay Hydrated.
  • Stay in touch with your Physical Therapist.

Ensure you discuss with your Physical Therapist before embarking on Travel Therapy, they will give you the appropriate advice on how to proceed and what to expect as you embark on this journey.

Have you tried Travel Therapy or it's something you would like to try to improve your health?  let us discuss this in the comment section.      



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