This is a skill that builds awareness of muscle tension in your body and (with daily practice) allows you to release that tension when you want to. The movements for the exercise are shown by the blue figure, to help you know how to tense and relate the different muscle groups.
2 comments on «Progressive Muscle Relaxation (Mark Connelly, PhD)»
Hello! Your videos are really excellent! I was wondering if I could have permission to use your videos for our low back pain study. We plan to develop a mobile app to educate patients with back pain and teach them how to relieve pain. It seems that anyone can easily follow progressive muscle relaxation therapy through this video.
If this video can be used for patient education in our study, I think it will be of great help to chronic low back pain patients.
Thank you for your interest in PMR, Dr. Hong! I did not produce these videos myself, but they are good examples of basic PMR instruction available for laypeople on the internet. If you would like to use them, I would recommend contacting the person who posted them on YouTube. Best of luck with your study!