This article written in Men's Health covers some of the basic concepts utilized in our Fitness Rehab approach at Back Cove Personal Fitness.
"...you don't need to be in actual danger for your brain to switch to survival mode. It operates on generalizations, and chest breathing suggests life-or-death stakes.....Chronic tension in what should be accessory breathing muscles can lead to migraines, neck and shoulder pain, and backaches. It's a vicious cycle. 'Stress causes us to breathe inefficiently, and and inefficient breathing causes stress' says Dr. Libby.