There are many benefits to relaxation. Learning ways to relax may reduce/lessen pain and may help you to cope better with the pain. Relaxation can also help lower blood pressure and ease tense muscles.
The audio track below teaches you the technique of progressive muscle relaxation. Find a quiet room and get comfortable, either by sitting or lying down, and get ready to ease your mind and body.
You can download this audio file by “right-clicking” on the file name, then selecting “Save target as…” You can also just click the file to listen to it.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation (MP3) 9:30 minutes, 4.35MB
Current as of: November 1, 2018
Author: Chronic Pain Program, Alberta Health Services
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