How to overcome fear of re-injury in sport
By it’s very nature, participation in sport can lead to various injuries and sometimes leave you with an unhelpful fear of re-injury.
Your first point of call with a sports injury might be to focus on your physical recovery. Turning to physical rehabilitation techniques and / or the input of physiotherapists and other professionals can help you to make a speedy return to sport. However, what do we do if we’ve developed a fear of re-injury?
WHAT IS FEAR OF RE-INJURY?
Also known as kinesiophobia, fear of re-injury describes the negative thoughts associated with