A 69-year-old female presents to clinic with complaints of upper back and neck pain. She has a past medical history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes mellitus. She states her upper back and neck pain have been ongoing for years. She describes the pain as a constant, dull ache for which she takes NSAIDs with moderate relief. Examination reveals the OA joint to be flexed and rotated right. Further examination reveals the AA joint to be rotated left. The patient also has areas that are tender to palpation along the bilateral trapezius, rhomboid, and thoracic paraspinal musculature. Which of the following correctly describes the HVLA technique to treat the AA somatic dysfunction?