The psychosomatic physiotherapist specialises in treating persistent physical complaints, burnout, depression and anxiety-related complaints. Your physical complaints could possibly be related to an imbalance between physical and psychological strain. The connection between physical complaints and psychological overload is not so clear at first. Physical signals are often ignored or misinterpreted at first. If your symptoms increase over time, medical examinations do not yield much. A clear medical diagnosis is often impossible to make which can create a feeling of incomprehension. The psychosomatic physiotherapist can guide you through this. You may experience more symptoms of pain and fatigue and be more irritable and tense. These symptoms may be related
with certain life circumstances, such as high perceived workload, conflicts, emotional events, relational problems, loss of loved ones or serious illness processes. If these circumstances persist for a long time, they can disrupt your balance. As a result, your resistance decreases both physically and mentally and psychosomatic complaints may arise, such as:
The psychosomatic physiotherapist will work with you to address these types of complaints. The specialist looks at different aspects that may have an effect on your physical complaint:
The aim of treatment is to restore the disturbed balance between tension and relaxation and load and load capacity.
Treatment of psychosomatic complaints sometimes requires cooperation with other experts. The psychosomatic physiotherapist then works together - with your permission - with the referring doctor, a psychologist, a company doctor or other healthcare providers. They coordinate their activities so that you recover as well and as smoothly as possible.