5 Yoga Poses To Treat TMJ Pain

Yoga Poses To Treat TMJ Pain

TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint disorder is one of most uncomfortable health problems. You can’t open your mouth to eat or speak due to the pain. You can feel pain in jaws if you move the jaws, feeling that upper and lower teeth are not fitted. It is mainly a muscular problem due to excessive tension in the jaw bones for extreme stress. Let’s focus on the below yoga poses that can help you in this situation.

Here Are The 5 Yoga Poses To Treat TMJ Pain:

Pratayahara Meditation

This meditation helps you to know about your parts in the mouth and relaxes them. Sit in a comfortable position like padmasana and slowly focus on your each parts of the mouth starting from the tongue. Relax your tongue; relax the upper and lower row of your teeth, jaws. Concentrate on your each part of the mouth in 20 minutes. It will relieve you from pain and TMJ disorder.


Downward Facing Dog

This pose is really good to improve the blood and lymph circulation in your TMJ area. Stand on your hands and knees. Now strengthen your knees and place your hands on the floor. Raise your torso upward. You will look like opposite ‘V’. Stay in this position for 5 minutes and then come to the standing position.

Downward Facing Dog Pose

Upward Facing Dog

This yoga pose is good to pull and strengthen the TMJ muscles. Sleep on your stomach and rest your legs straight on the floor. Now try to pull up your torso. Straight your neck and face to the front. Stay in this pose for 5 minutes to stretch your TMJ muscles.

Upward Facing Dog Pose

Supported Shoulder Stand Pose

This yoga pose strengthens and tones the TMJ muscles and remove the pain slowly. It is also improve the blood circulation on that region. Lie down on your back and lift your entire torso upward with straight legs. Legs should be together. Your body weight should be on your head, neck and shoulder.

Shoulder Stand Pose

Inverted Leg Pose

This yoga pose helps the TMJ muscles to bath in blood and lymph. It improves the blood circulation and strengthens the muscles. Lie down to your back and lift your legs up a wall straight and perpendicular to your torso.

Inverted Leg Pose

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