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Psychological approach to the rehabilitation of the spinal cord injured: the contribution of relaxation techniques

Abstract

We analyse the benefit of learning relaxation techniques as an essential coping strategy in the behavioural medicine field. This has proved useful as a part of the newly spinal cord injured rehabilitation treatment or concerning later problems if there is readmission.

We report the changes we have made in the relaxation standard methods to be used in spinal cord injured patients as well as the timing in the rehabilitation process when these techniques were applied.

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Curcoll, M. Psychological approach to the rehabilitation of the spinal cord injured: the contribution of relaxation techniques. Spinal Cord 30, 425–427 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1038/sc.1992.93

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  • spinal cord injury
  • relaxation techniques
  • psychological management
  • rehabilitation

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