8 Ways To Relieve Stress And Tension To Avoid Muscle Pain In Belleville

8 Ways To Relieve Stress And Tension To Avoid Muscle Pain In Belleville

Chiropractor in Belleville Treats Back Pain

Our lifestyle can often lead to stressful situations that result in the same problem: physical pain. Neck and back pain, for example, is routine for many people, but it doesn't have to be that way. Fortunately, there are different ways to prevent these tense moments from escalating into something more serious.

How to relieve tension and pain in Belleville NJ:

Learn to recognize stressful situations

Increased blood pressure, changes in breathing, muscle contraction, and mood changes are some of the symptoms of stress.

Knowing this is important to reacting in the best way: trying to control the situation rather than just giving in to feelings. In addition, analyzing what problems or daily activities generate these symptoms can make the person face them more prepared next time.

Make a habit of stretching

Muscle contraction generated by stress is a major cause of muscle knots in the back and neck, which can result in severe pain that disrupts your entire day.

Anyone who suffers or has suffered from it knows how knots can affect our performance throughout the day. What can help is the habit of stretching around the neck and back. To know the best way to work your body and not make mistakes in stretching positions, the ideal is to consult a specialist.

Learn to meditate

As difficult as it is to maintain concentration at first, practice can help anyone. Meditation is an exercise in self-observation, and therefore it can help us with the stressful situations of everyday life.

For those just starting out, a good idea is to bet on guided meditations, in which an expert follows the practice, leading to the best way to concentrate. The ideal is to empty the mind and focus on the sensations, on the body itself, but in the beginning it is more complicated to "dismiss" the thoughts that arise.

Reading about the practice of Mindfulness, or Mindfulness, can also help the person to better understand this process of analyzing the senses and feelings, without judgment, just being aware of situations.

Have a hobby

Painting, dancing, taking care of the plants... It's always important to dedicate time exclusively to do something that you really enjoy. This keeps your mind focused on positive stimuli for you, brings more feelings of pleasure, and relieves symptoms of stress and anxiety. It is worth it!

Do some physical activity

One of the benefits of physical activity is the release of endorphins, a hormone that generates a feeling of well-being and happiness for the practitioner.

Endorphin not only stimulates the feeling of well-being and improves mood, but also works as an analgesic, even relieving tension. Therefore, it is essential to find an exercise that makes us happy.

Control the use of electronics

Long ago, the cell phone was no longer used only as a mobile phone, and now it is also our email, alarm clock, electronic diary, notebook, camera, clock... And this ends up leaving us on alert too and, consequently, more tense than we could be. Controlling usage is important for us to be more relaxed.

Invest in massages

Massages increase our degree of relaxation and can even directly relieve the pain generated by stress. Muscle knots can be fought with a few techniques.

Make warm water compresses

Hot compress has analgesic action and is therefore recommended for cases of muscle contractures, such as stiff necks. But beware: you must use it sparingly. Using very hot water, for example, can cause burns and a problem far greater than tension pain in the back. And you also don't need to leave the compress on the pain site for a long time. Typically 20 minutes is recommended.

Call top Belleville Chiropractor Michael Chillemi of Health & Spine Wellness Center today to schedule an appointment.

9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm


9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm

9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm

9:30am - 1:00pm
2:30pm - 7:00pm

Saturday & Sunday

Health & Spine Wellness Center

544 Washington Avenue
Belleville, NJ 07109

(973) 759-3020