Management of Physiotherapy to Reduce Blood Pressure in Elderly Hypertension utilize Slow Deep Breathing and Swedish Massage Methode Therapy in A. Yani Pura Village

  • Aniesa Nur Laily Pertiwi Program Studi DIII Fisioterapi Politeknik Unggulan Kalimantan
  • Nafiah Nafiah Nafiah Politeknik Unggulan Kalimantan
  • Yulisha Eva Oktaviani Program Studi DIII Fisioterapi Politeknik Unggulan Kalimantan
Keywords: hypertension, elderly, slow deep breathing, swedish massage therapy

Abstract

Hypertension is a condition where blood pressure continues to increase in a person who exceeds 120/80 mmHg with a long period of time even though the person is in a state of rest. The purpose of this research is to know physiotherapy management in the elderly who have hypertension and whether decrease in blood pressure after a physiotherapy intervention in the form of slow deep breathing (SDB) and swedish massage therapy (SMT). This study uses case study method using a single sample of hypertensive patients. Treatment is 12 times in 4 weeks time, measured using sphygmomanometer. The results of the research obtained after the evaluation is a decrease in blood pressure in hypertensive conditions. Based on this, SDB and SMT are effectively used in lowering blood pressure in hypertensive conditions. Recommended to future researchers be able to use shorter doses and carry out routine blood pressure checks

Published
2021-06-14
How to Cite
Pertiwi, A., Nafiah, N., & Oktaviani, Y. (2021). Management of Physiotherapy to Reduce Blood Pressure in Elderly Hypertension utilize Slow Deep Breathing and Swedish Massage Methode Therapy in A. Yani Pura Village. Jurnal Kajian Ilmiah Kesehatan Dan Teknologi, 3(1), 7-17. https://doi.org/10.52674/jkikt.v3i1.43
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