Mindfulness physical therapy, pain management, rehabilitation

Archive for the Mindfulness and Providers Category

Randomized Controlled Trial of Mindfulness App for Stress Management Among Medical Students

Medical students have higher rates of depression, anxiety and psychologic distress than age-matched peers, which, in turn, may negatively impact academic performance, professionalism and patient […]

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Compassion, Mindfulness, and the Happiness of Healthcare Workers

Benzo and colleagues sought to identify whether self-compassion is meaningfully associated with happiness in health care workers.1 Four hundred healthcare workers (mean age = 45 […]

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Mindfulness for Healthcare Providers: The Role of Non-Reactivity in Reducing Stress

Benzo and colleagues set out to determine whether changes in perceived stress among healthcare providers that occur with Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) are associated with […]

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Provider Beliefs and Patient Outcomes

Lakke and colleagues examined the role of 2nd year physical therapy student kinesiophobic beliefs on the lifting capacity of healthy participants.1 One hundred twenty-four individuals were […]

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Mindfulness and Physical Therapy Practice

In an article entitled Mindfulness: How It Can Help Patients, PTs and Students, published in the recent edition of the APTA’s PT in Motion, several […]

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Mindfulness, Providers and Communication

Patient-centered care and provider well-being go hand in hand. In a study by Dobkin and colleagues, mindfulness, stress, burnout, depression and life being meaningful were […]

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Mindfulness Training Improves Provider Well-Being

Healthcare providers are under increasing stress and vulnerable to burnout due to multiple factors including productivity expectations, reduced reimbursement, changing documentation requirements and time consuming […]

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