Body Confidence and Body Image After Spinal Surgery

Body Confidence and Body Image After Spinal Surgery

3,57 €

Total Duration: 25:24

Videos: 4

This course includes video interviews with our highly experienced multidisciplinary panel of International experts- Martha Lee(Clinical Sexologist, Singapore), Eleanor Dunstan (Consultant Clinical Physiotherapist, Nottingham), Dr. Areena Dsouza (Spine Surgeon, Germany) and Dr. med. Bronek Boszczyk (Consultant Spine Surgeon, Germany).


Martha Lee is a leading clinical sexologist from Singapore who has been in this field for over 8 years. She helps patients with spinal problems and patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation.


Eleanor Dunstan is a consultant physiotherapist working at Nottingham University Hospitals. She works closely with patients with spinal problems and helps patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation.


Dr.Areena Dsouza is a Spine Surgeon with experience in a spectrum of spinal conditions as well as spinal cord injury.


Dr. med. Bronek Boszczyk is a leading consultant Spine Surgeon and Head of Department Spinal Services, based in Germany. He has a vast experience in a wide range of spinal conditions and spinal cord injury.


The videos in this package cover the important topic of Body Confidence and Body Image with relation to surgical scars and/or deformity. Body image and confidence is very personal and important, yet rarely discussed, even though sexuality is greatly influenced by self-perception. Confidence in the way one feels and thinks about his/her body plays an important role in developing relationships and there are several ways of building this. Partners too, may be unsure how to touch scars, talk about scars or even engage in the healing process. The experts in this video package openly discuss these topics and address many of the questions and thoughts around body image to help overcome personal negativity to help lead a healthy and happy sexual/personal life. Watch the videos to understand more.

Includes
07:46
Body Image And Deformity
Martha Lee is a leading clinical sexologist from Singapore who has been in this field for over 8 years. She helps patients with spinal problems and patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. In this interview consultant physiotherapist Eleanor Dunstan and Martha Lee discuss ways to overcome negativity and lack of confidence related to scars and deformity. They try to help viewers understand how scars define a person and do not need to affect people negatively. Watch this video to understand more.
08:00
Body Confidence and Positioning of Scars
Eleanor Dunstan is a consultant physiotherapist working at Nottingham University Hospitals. She works closely with patients with spinal problems and helps patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. Dr.med. Bronek Boszczyk is a leading consultant Spinal Surgeon and head of department currently based in Germany. In the first section of this video Dr. Areena Dsouza and Eleanor discuss about how scars may affect body confidence in patients. They talk about few ideas on how to help patients feel comfortable with the scars they have and regain body confidence. In the second part of this video spine surgeons Dr. Dsouza and Dr.med. Bronek Boszczyk discuss their opinions on scars and different surgical scars and their placement on the body based on different basic spinal surgical procedures. Watch this video to know more about scars from Eleanor Dunstan and Dr.med.Bronek Boszczyk.
03:59
Post Operative Myths And Time Frame Of Recovery
Eleanor Dunstan is a physiotherapist working closely with patients with spinal problems and helps patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. In this video Dr. Areena Dsouza and Eleanor discuss some myths about time frames of recovery that patients feel they need to achieve. Ellie explains why it is important to individualize rehabilitation protocols based on the condition the patient has or the kind of surgery done. Watch this video to know more. Further from here you can watch our practical videos on demonstration of various exercises that can be done to build muscle core and gradually help build in the immediate and early post-operative periods. The exercises are all being demonstrated by a post-operative patient under Ellie’s guidance.
05:39
Scars : Massage Techniques and Body Image
Eleanor Dunstan is a consultant physiotherapist working at Nottingham University Hospitals. She works closely with patients with spinal problems and helps patients in post spinal surgery rehabilitation. Lindsey Sergio is a beauty therapist and a patient of Dr.med. Boszczyk who has had 3 spinal surgeries. In this video Eleanor Dunstan and Lindsey Sergio explain very elegantly some massage techniques for scars and their thoughts on how scars affect Body image. Watch more to learn some nice tips on how to help soften a scar help it heal better and Lindsey’s thoughts from a patient’s point of view. To see more massage techniques- watch the video on ‘More Massage techniques’.