Relaxation Therapy

SHARE:

RELAXATION THERAPY

Aims
To induce muscle relaxation . Since anxiety produces muscular tension which in turn reinforces anxiety, any relaxation would decrease anxiety and muscle tension
Methods of relaxation therapy
l.    Deep breathing exercise
2.   Yoga or meditation
3.   Progressive muscle relaxation
4.   Hypnosis
5.   Massage
6.   Physical exercise
Deep breathing exercise
·         Sit, stand or lie in comfortable position
·         Place one hand in abdomen and the other on chest
·         Inhale slowly and deeply through nose, abdomen should be expanding and chest should be moving slightly
·         Hold breath for few seconds before exhaling
·         Exhale slowly through mouth purse your lips in whistling manner  
·         Feel the abdomen deflate as lungs are emptied of air
·         Continue inhale exhale cycle, focus on the sound and feeling of breathing as we become more and more relaxed
Yoga
·         Purpose of yoga is to integrate body, mind, spirit
·         Yoga has found helpful in relieving stress, improving physical and psychological wellness
·         Breathing is major component of yoga. it is believed that diaphragmatic breathing increases oxygen supply to brain and body tissues
·         Yoga consist of yogic postures, breath control, purification and detoxification of body
·         It control blood flow and strengthen immune system Meditation
·         It is a kind of self-discipline that helps one achieve inner peace and harmony by focusing on one thing at a time
·         Medical meditation (combination of meditation and yoga) balances and regenerates spiritual and physical energies, thus forging a healing alliance in which spirit nurtures body and mind
Jacobson's progressive muscular relaxation
Patient first tenses and then relaxes major muscle group of the body in a systematic order usually beginning at the top of the body and then progressing downward
Hypnosis
·         Hypnosis, also referred to as hypnotherapy or hypnotic suggestion, is a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus and concentration
·         Hypnosis is usually done with the help of a therapist using verbal repetition and mental images
·         Under hypnosis, client usually feel calm and relaxed, and are more open to suggestions.
·         Hypnosis can be used to help the client gain control over undesired behaviors or to help to cope better with anxiety or pain
·         It's important to know that although one is more open to suggestion during hypnosis, they don't lose control over their behavior 
Benefits of Relaxation techniques
Learning how to relax body can help in many other ways than just reducing stress.
·         Lowering blood pressure
·         Slowing your heart rate
·         Slowing your breathing rate
·         Reducing the need for oxygen
·         Increasing blood flow throughout the body
·         Reducing muscle tension
Practicing and using these relaxation techniques can help the way the body physically responds to stress
·         Decreasing physical pain, lower back and headaches
·         Decreases emotional anger and frustration
·         More energy
·         Better concentration
·         Handling problems well
·         More efficiently participating in activities of daily living


COMMENTS

Name

anaphysio,3,ASEPSIS AND INFECTION CONTROL,9,audio,1,biochemistry,2,blog,1,BSN Notes: Assessment in Psychiatry,6,BSN Notes: Burns,11,BSN Notes: Care of Terminally Ill Patients,6,BSN Notes: Childhood and Developmental Disorders,6,BSN Notes: Common Behavioural and Social Problems,4,BSN Notes: Common Childhood Diseases,7,BSN Notes: Common Signs And Symptoms,32,BSN Notes: Community Mental Health Nursing,12,BSN Notes: Critical Care,12,BSN Notes: Disaster and Emergency,15,BSN Notes: ENT,8,BSN Notes: Eye,25,BSN Notes: History and Assessment,24,BSN Notes: Introduction of Psychiatry,27,BSN Notes: Legal Issues In Psychiatry,4,BSN Notes: Medication Administration,24,BSN Notes: Neuritic_Stress related and Somatization Disorders,10,BSN Notes: Neurology,6,BSN Notes: Oncological Nursing,8,BSN Notes: Organic Brain Disorders,1,BSN Notes: Oxygenation,3,BSN Notes: Personality_Sexual and Eating Disorders,5,BSN Notes: Principles and Concepts of Psychiatry Nursing,2,BSN Notes: Psych-pharmacology and Other Treatment Modalities,30,BSN Notes: Psychiatry Emergencies and Crisis Intervention,4,BSN Notes: Psychosocial Needs,5,BSN Notes: Schizophrenia and othe Psychotic Disorders,4,BSN Notes: The healthy child,5,BSN Notes: TNPR,9,BSN Notes: Urinary Elimination,14,chn,41,clinicalkannada,4,clinicals1,35,clinicals2,10,clinicals3,26,clinicals4,11,Code of Ethics,3,community,7,Critical thinking,7,drugs,3,Equipment & Linen,9,Equipments & Linen,1,Etics and Legal,1,exa,1,exam,11,featured,19,fon,141,fon3,141,fun,1,geriatric,1,graphic,1,Growth and Development,5,he,93,hotspot,6,kannada,54,language,1,Machinery,10,Medications,1,Memory Tools,9,mhn,126,microbiology,3,misc,2,mnemonics,48,msn,137,NCLEX,13,ncp,27,news,4,obg,28,OBG Medications,1,Peri- operative Nursing,2,pharma,29,Physical Examination and Assessment,9,Psychology,2,Pulse,7,resources,1,Respiration,4,Transitional care,1,Ventilators,5,voice,2,
ltr
item
notes.nursium.com: Relaxation Therapy
Relaxation Therapy
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ay1p56J6Ubs/WTOu8Zzks7I/AAAAAAAAjBY/OHHQ8sBXu8wJ7e48HI7llDrPO9uGAX0ugCLcB/s320/geranium-351810_640.jpg
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ay1p56J6Ubs/WTOu8Zzks7I/AAAAAAAAjBY/OHHQ8sBXu8wJ7e48HI7llDrPO9uGAX0ugCLcB/s72-c/geranium-351810_640.jpg
notes.nursium.com
http://notes.nursium.com/2017/06/relaxation-therapy.html
http://notes.nursium.com/
http://notes.nursium.com/
http://notes.nursium.com/2017/06/relaxation-therapy.html
true
3454605208880343795
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy