There are many options for those in the rehabilitation process. Some of those things are well documented, like the following:

  • Physical therapy
  • Meditation
  • Music
  • Repetition

Still, these are just some things that could help. One thing folks might never expect is social media, yet it can assist if used correctly.

Rehab for Tomorrow: How Social Media Platforms Could Help, A.G. RhodesHow Can Social Media Platforms Help?

These platforms could help senior therapy and rehabilitation in a number of ways, such as the following:

Support System

One big thing social media platforms can do is help folks engage with others. Everyone knows how addictive these platforms can be, mostly because they’re fun, and they connect you with a supportive community.

For these reasons, social media platforms can be helpful. A person going through physical therapy and rehab need all the support he or she could get.

These platforms can be so effective at making connections that groups are created. These may consist of folks going through the same thing, hoping to find others that understand their frustrations and the challenges they face. This may not seem like a big deal, but social connections can make a difference.


Rehab can take a long time, and sometimes, people need support outside the rehabilitation center. People can check out social media platforms anytime.

This means a person can exercise and connect with a physical therapist, even if they aren’t in the same place. Friends share their lives with others, which makes others happy. That’s a big deal and something that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise.


Being able to connect with others, find support, show your progress, and follow that progress like a story is captivating.

Physical therapy and rehabilitation are challenging. A lot of people have a hard time keeping up with everything they have to do. Social media could make it fun to continue your physical therapy. It can keep you engaged; it can give you the motivation to keep going.

Your willingness to fight and try is a big part of the healing process, so this is a big deal.

Now, you know how social media platforms could make a difference. This isn’t for everyone, especially those that find tech frustrating, but those who do engage with it might be able to find additional support through it.