Mental Health and You

According to Hippocrates “A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession.”

Today’s PT blog focus on mental health.


According to World Health Organization, WHO mental health is a state of well-being in which an individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.

Mental health can affect daily living, relationships, and physical health.

Looking after mental wellbeing can not only preserve life but makes the individual enjoy life. Maintaining a balance of mental good health involves reaching a balance between life activities, responsibilities, career, and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. 

In the United States, the National Alliance on Mental Illness estimates that almost 1 in 5 adults experience mental health problems yearly.


Mental health disorder is prom to anybody irrespective of age, sex, income, or ethnic race.

Some of the factors that influence mental health disorders involved:

  1. Social circumstances
  2. Financial circumstances
  3. Biological factors
  4. Lifestyles choices


  1. Value yourself
  2. Surround yourself with good people
  3. Take care of your body
  4. Learn how to deal with stress
  5. Quiet your mind
  6. Set realistic goals
  7. Avoid alcohol and other drugs
  8. See a physiotherapist 


Physiotherapy in mental health care addresses human movement, function, physical activity, and exercise in individual and group therapeutic settings. Additionally, it connects the physical and mental health needs of humans. Physiotherapy in mental health care and psychiatry can offer added and beneficial value to the treatment of people with mental health problems.

Physiotherapists are in the unique position to rehabilitate patients so they feel both physically strong and mentally well. A sound body usually leads to a healthier mind and a more optimistic outlook generally makes the physical healing process not only quicker but easier. 

PCA has a customized physiotherapy plan just for you:

Clinic-Based Physiotherapy

Home Care Physiotherapy

Inpatient Physiotherapy

Aquatic Therapy 

Supervised Gym Program

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