The local community, referrers, and clients are invited to our Open Day on Saturday, 14 October 2017 to meet clinicians and see our trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder services and hospital facilities.
This week is Veterans’ Health Week with the focus on physical activity.
Here at Richmond hospital we are at the forefront of research. We conducted a randomised controlled trial of the use of exercise as an adjunctive therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
This trial showed that a prescribed exercise program could greatly enhance treatment outcomes for PTSD as well as associated benefits to physical health and social engagement.
Read more http://theconversation.com/working-out-ptsd-exercise-is-a-vital-part-of-treatment-34855