The most commonly used adjustment technique by chiropractors, Diversified Technique is charactered by a high-velocity, low amplitude thrust. Quick and shallow thrusts often result in a cavitation of a joint, causing the popping noise that is often associated with chiropractic adjustments. The objective of this technique is to restore movement and alignment to the spine as well as restore health to joints suffering from joint dysfunction.
Stress is a common source of many ailments that people commonly suffer from today, such as migraines, low back pain, insomnia, and other illnesses. It comes in three forms: physical stress, emotional stress, and chemical stress. While you may not be able remove all of stressful situations of your life, there are all-natural, effective methods and strategies that can be used to offset the negative effects of stress.
Control Your Breathing
Stress typically causes rapid, shallow breathing. When you breathe like this it effects other aspects of your body such as increased heart rate and perspiration. Relaxed breathing, also called diaphragmatic breathing, will help eliminate these negative effects and relieve stress.
Stress often causes muscles to tense up. The goal of muscle relaxation is to help reduce this tension. This typically involves tensing your muscles for around 5 seconds and then releasing them for around 30 seconds. There are various methods that can be used for different muscles in the body.
For maximum benefit, perform muscle relaxation techniques once or twice a day. Another great way of relaxing your muscles is through massage.
Taking a mental vacation with soothing sounds can be a great way to relieve stress. Soft, soothing music or nature sounds as well as spoken word recordings are most commonly recommended, but everyone is different and it is recommended to try several different styles util you find what works best for you.