Muscle tensions are muscles of the body that are in a semi-contracted state for an extended period. Muscle tension is typically caused by the physiological effects of stress and may contribute to back pain and spasm.
Stress could change the body's nervous system through constricting blood vessels and reducing blood flow to the soft tissues, including muscles, tendons, and nerves in the back. This process causes a decrease in oxygen level in the blood flow and a build up of biochemical waste products in the muscles, resulting in muscle tension, spasm, and back pain.
Restricted or spasm muscle tissue may also induce added pressure on your joints. This can lead to an overuse sprain/strain injury like carpal tunnel or tennis elbow.
Massage therapies are a crucial remedy while confronting muscular tension.
Poor posture:Many people in modern society find themselves sitting at a computer for a large part of the day. If your computer keyboard and monitor are not placed at precisely the right height for your body, you may find yourself straining your neck forward, curving your upper back, shrugging your shoulders, or rolling your shoulders forward as you type. All of these motions put strain on certain muscles, causing chronic tension and pain.