Stress causing your upper back muscles to wrench super tight? This may help!
Often practice members tell me that they notice their upper back (upper trapezius) muscles getting tight when stressed or during long work hours at the computer.
To get these muscles to relax and reset, esp. at the end of the day, put this strategy to good use.

The steps to loosening them up are:
1️⃣ Scan the area
2️⃣ Increase the pressure to borderline tolerable
3️⃣ Tighten the muscle for 3 seconds, then relax (1-3x)
4️⃣ Fan the area around the tender point

Spend about 2-3 minutes on each tender point. And make sure you scan the muscles on both sides. ⬅️➡️

Let me know how it goes! 💬

– John

About the Author Hands on Healing Centre

At Hands on Healing we offer a holistic and drug-free approach for relief from a variety of symptoms including acute back and neck pain, sports injuries, headaches and everyday aches and pains. Offering chiropractic, acupuncture and massage therapy services, we're here to help.

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