Are you suffering from face, head, neck, or shoulder pain that just won’t go? Then this is for you.
In this video, I discuss facial pain and cover:
- How the interconnectedness of your body’s muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, etc., can impact your wellbeing.
- How can tight muscles affect even your face?
- What’s one thing you can do to relieve it?
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Here it is…
The position of your jaw plays a crucial role because many of the muscles in your jaw are interconnected with muscles throughout your face, head, neck, shoulders, and back. Consequently, either the tight muscle itself, or the imbalance that its tightness sets up, ripples out to these interconnected muscles, in your face, head, neck, shoulders, and back.
Spreading the pain and tightness every time you chew, swallow, speak, or smile.
What’s one thing you can do to relieve it?
Self Face Massage
There are many techniques you can use, to give yourself a face massage in the comfort of your own home. Using your thumb, pointer, and middle fingers, and your palm.
- Firm pressure is fine, but start GENTLE as it can be tight and sore.
- You can repeat each stroke five times, or work a specific area for 20 to 30 seconds.
So, whether you have 5 minutes or a whole hour, you can put together your favorite strokes, to create your own, personalised massage routine.
- Massage your temples
- Use 2 fingers (pointer and middle fingers), moving them in circles
- Eyebrow Pressure
- Use your thumbs or 2 fingers if that’s easier for you
- Gently press up under your eyebrow bones, in above and behind the eyes
- Start near the top of your nose and move along, under your eyebrow bone line, toward your temples
- Massage with small circles into your temples
- Cheekbone Pressure
- Use 2 fingers (pointer and middle fingers).
- Gently press up under your cheekbones
- Start near the bottom of your nose and move along, under the bone line, toward your temples.
- Massage with small circles into your temples
These can help to calm the nervous system. Help to settle your body and of course, help to relieve your pain.
In conclusion, our bodies rely on the balance of many elements to function optimally. The interconnected nature of our muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves means that imbalances in one area can create a domino effect throughout the body. By taking proactive steps to restore balance, such as seeking appropriate treatment, practicing relaxation techniques, and adopting good posture habits, we can minimize pain, improve our overall well-being, and enhance our quality of life.
Thank you for joining us here at BlossomingMe, for our chat on face pain.
Thank you for watching, whether it’s live or replay. Even though we’re not physically together, we are sending positive, healing thoughts to you.
We really appreciate your participation, so if you have any questions, if there’s something more that you’d like to know about either the self-massage or persistent facial pain, please ask your questions in the comments below, or send us an email or a text, and we’ll get back to you.
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Have a fabulous week!
About Blossoming Me
BlossomingMe offers a fully integrated approach to your wellbeing. Located on Sydney’s Upper North Shore. Sarah is our Cranio-sacral and Remedial Massage Therapist and health and lifestyle coach. She can help relieve those problematic knots, tightness and other specific ailments to promote a healthy recovery. These complementary massage therapies can be combined to suit your needs, and include: craniosacral therapy, shiatsu, acupressure, reiki, remedial, swedish, and body-mind-massage.
Our qualified Osteopath, Alexis, offers a drug free, minimally invasive, “hands on” treatment focusing on the musculoskeletal system with its associated muscles, tendons, ligaments, membranes, bones and joints. Alexis takes a functional approach. This means that she focuses on the way a component (body part, tissue or group of tissues) performs its role, as well as the way the body works, performs and integrates as a whole. Our team can support you to improve your posture and therefore your overall health.
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