Q&A With Allison Fine From Counseling for Inner Balance: What is Progressive Muscle Relaxation?

When looking at ways to help patients with multiple sclerosis, one alternative method to use could be progressive muscle relaxation.

When looking at ways to help patients with multiple sclerosis, one alternative method to use could be progressive muscle relaxation.

Allison R. Fine, MSW, LICSW, from Counseling for Inner Balance discussed this alternative stress reducing option during the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers in Indianapolis. While not intended for all patients Fine said the exercise method has been shown to help with areas like depression, anxiety, and sleep difficulties.