Progressive Muscular Relaxation (PMR) is to encourage deep muscular relaxation in muscle groups, tensed under stressful conditions. Muscular tension produces aches and pains, particularly in the neck and back. Tension is applied deliberately and then let go to promote relaxation of the muscle.
Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
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Side effects as an overall problem
Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Progressive Muscular Relaxation