Recovering from an extreme sports accident, such as those involving powered parachuting, can be a lengthy process.
As well as allowing the physical injuries to heal you also need to be aware of the psychological impact of the incident.
Powered parachute accident counselling could be beneficial in enabling you to deal with the situation and regain your love of the sport.
How powered parachute accident counselling can help
There is always a high risk associated with activities like powered parachuting. Participants enjoy the thrills that this brings with it and there is a degree of camaraderie amongst groups.
This doesn’t mean, however, that you are immune from suffering concerns or feelings of anxiety in the aftermath of an accident. If you do have such issues after an incident then they need to be dealt with professionally to stop them impacting on your future enjoyment of the activity.
By seeking powered parachute accident counselling it can help you to deal with the events that led up to the incident, as well as the accident itself. It may not even have been yourself that was injured in the accident. You can still suffer from psychological trauma due to the anguish of seeing a friend become injured or even die whilst participating in the sport.
Powered parachuting, along with other extreme sports, is a niche area and you need to choose a counsellor that understands the exact feelings you have. Specialist counsellors can take account of the risks that you take on a regular basis and not judge you for doing so. You’re always fully aware of what can go wrong, but that doesn’t mean you should be punished for taking part.
The sessions will provide you with a safe space in which to begin the emotional healing process. The counsellor can help you to put the accident into context and enable you to see why you love the sport. They will work with you to come up with solutions to allow you to take part again.
It might not be immediately apparent that you need this form of help. This can be because you wouldn’t normally seek medical assistance or you may be scared of showing signs of weakness. However, even the most adventurous of people need specialist help and support at certain points in their life.
As well as getting powered parachute accident counselling, you should also consider the possibility of making a compensation claim after the incident. At Accident Advice Helpline we are experienced in claims covering a wide range of sports and activities.
By speaking to one of our highly trained advisers you’ll be able to gage an idea of the process involved and receive an estimate on the level of compensation. This might even cover the cost of your powered parachute accident counselling and reimburse you for other medical expenses
It’s easy to start the compensation claims process. You can call Accident Advice Helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 0800 689 0500 or text claim365 to 88010.
Date Published: July 11, 2015
Author: David Brown