Simply Health ME E81 – Injury and Recovery

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Pete’s injured foot


Why do injuries happen?

Some common types of injury: Chronic vs. acute

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • breaks/fractures
  • Illness

What is the best way to treat a new injury?

Talk about The Brave Athlete “Approach your recovery the same way you are approaching your training. Learn about it. Ask questions. Treat recovery like its a job. (maybe more like having kids…. It’s  24/7 kinda thing.

Somethings that ‘get in our way’ when trying to recover?

  • Life
  • Kids
  • Work
  • Boredom
  • Misunderstanding of guidance from provider (why do we need to become knowledgeable about ourselves?)
  • Lack of patience

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