The Power of Accountability in Your Rehabilitation Journey

16th October 2023

At Balanced Bodies, we believe in transparency. We’ve previously mentioned that there are no magic hands involved in our rehabilitation process. What sets us apart is our commitment to research-driven methods and the careful application of the right principles at the right time. But, perhaps most importantly, it’s the dedication and effort put forth by our clients that makes all the difference. We don’t fix you. We give you the tools for your body to heal itself!

We don’t hide this fact; in fact, we embrace it. That’s why we offer 20-minute free consultations. We want everyone considering our services to be fully informed and on board with our approach. We want you to understand the incredible benefits that come with the rehabilitation process, even if it involves that seemingly daunting word: exercise.

However, we do recognise that not everyone is immediately on board with our approach. Despite the initial consultation, there are some clients who still yearn for the notion of “magic hands.” And for those few individuals, we hold no resentment.

Instead, we work with them to help them recognise that our way of working may not suit everyone. We facilitate contact with trusted practitioners who may be better placed to meet their needs. It’s not about turning clients away; it’s about finding the right path to healing for each individual.

We always keep the door open for those who may choose to revisit us in the future when they’re in a different headspace. Our commitment to your well-being is unwavering, and we’re here to support you on your unique rehabilitation journey.

The clients that are successful represent a theme: They take accountability for their own recovery. And here’s why accountability is key in your rehabilitation journey:

  1. Education and Awareness: We believe that informed clients make the best progress. Through your accountability combined with our education, we ensure that you understand the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of your rehabilitation process. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge to actively participate in your own healing.
  2. Consistency: Accountability keeps you on track. It’s that gentle nudge, a reminder of your commitment to your health, well-being and most importantly recovery from pain. Knowing that someone is there to guide and support you can make all the difference in staying consistent with your rehabilitation exercises.
  3. Motivation: When the going gets tough, having someone to be accountable to can provide the motivation you need. You won’t just give up because you had a busy day or didn’t feel like doing your rehab. Accountability encourages you to push through those moments and stay dedicated to your goals.
  4. Customisation: Your rehabilitation journey is unique to you. When you step up and commit to taking your recovery into your own hands we’ll match you step by step, making sure you have a tailored rehab plan that meets your specific needs. We can adjust and adapt your exercises and treatment plan as we go along, ensuring you’re always working towards your goals.
  5. Celebrating Success: Small victories are an integral part of the rehabilitation process. Being accountable to someone means there’s always someone to celebrate those wins with you. It’s incredibly motivating to have a partner in your journey who recognises your achievements.

At Balanced Bodies, we’re your partners in rehabilitation, not magicians. We value your dedication and the effort you put into your own healing. Our approach is built on a foundation of trust, education, and mutual commitment, because we know that real progress happens when we’re all on the same page. So, embrace the idea of accountability – it’s your ticket to a healthier, stronger, and more vibrant you. And remember, our door is always open, whenever you’re ready to take that step.