7 Stretches This Physical Therapist Uses To Relieve Neck & Jaw Pain - Deepstash
Chin Tucks
  1. Start by sitting or standing with a straight back. 
  2. Stare straight forward and pull your head backward using the muscles in the front of your neck. 
  3. Keep your head level with t...

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7 Stretches This Physical Therapist Uses To Relieve Neck & Jaw Pain

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Upper trap cervical spine stretch
  1. Retract your head into a chin-tuck position.
  2. Place your right hand behind your back. 
  3. Using the left arm, gently draw your head toward the opposite side.
  4. Repeat on the ...

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Levator scap cervical spine stretch
  1. Place your right arm behind your back. 
  2. Use your left hand to draw your head downward and toward the left side. 
  3. You should be looking into your left armpit. 
  4. Repeat on...

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Scalene cervical spine stretch
  1. Place your right arm behind your back. 
  2. Tilt your head upward and away from the right side until you feel a gentle stretch along the front and side of your neck. If you want a deeper s...

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Corner wall stretch
  1. Stand with a doorway about 1 to 2 feet in front of you. 
  2. Make a goal-post with the arms so your upper arms are parallel to the floor. 
  3. Place your forearms on either side of the...

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Tongue Up
  1. Place your tongue on the roof of your mouth. 
  2. Slowly open (as widely as you can) and close your mouth. 
  3. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds, and repeat 2 sets of 10. 

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Lower jaw retraction/protraction
  1. Place the tip of your tongue on the roof of your mouth. 
  2. Glide your lower jaw out as far as it will go.
  3. Then glide it back in as far as it will go. 
  4. Hold for 5 ...

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Whatever the cause, jaw and neck pain can be painful and distracting. Taking time throughout the day to pause what you're doing (especially if you're looking at a screen) and engage in these seven ...

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