Exercise and Postoperative Breathing Tips


-Sit upright(Fowler’s or semi-Fowler’s position)on the edge of a chair or bed, ensure that your feet are firmly placed on the floor or stool.
-Breath in gentle through your mouth.
-Breath out gently completely.
-Then take a deep breath(Inhale) through your mouth and nose, and hold your breath to the count of five.
-Exhale through your mouth and nose.

Expansion Breathing:
-Locate a comfortable upright position,with your knees slightly bent to decrease abdominal muscle tension and decrease discomfort.
-Place your hands on each side of your lower rib cage, just above your waist.
-Take a deep breath through your nose, expanding your lower rib cage outward using your shoulder muscles during inhalation.
-Exhale while first concentrating on moving your chest, then on moving your lower ribs inward, while forcing air out of your lung by gently squeezing the rib cage.

You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

One Response to “Exercise and Postoperative Breathing Tips”

  1. ankokwo says:

    Deep(Diaphragmatic)Breathing is a healthier way to breathe, and a useful form of complementary and alternative treatment marked by expansion of the abdomen rather than the chest when breathing-It’s your breathing,Own it!


Leave a Reply

Powered by AWS