Healing an Injured Athlete's Mind
Most athletes, competitive through recreational, experience injury in their sport at some time. There are many practitioners out there who can help heal the physical symptoms of the injury from the family doctor to the physical therapist. But dealing with the physical side of injury is only half the battle. What we cannot forget to address is the importance of healing the mind of the injured athlete. So what kinds of things do injured athletes feel and how can we as athletes, teammates, coaches, parents and friends aid the recovery process?