Jaw exercises – I adore you

Jaw exercises – I adore you

As I mentioned in the other Jaw Exercises post, called The Scream, an area of the body that can hold a lot of tension is the jaw.  This an exercise that sounds a bit nicer than the Scream, and works in a slightly different way to the Scream’s drag.   The jaw is...
Jaw exercises – The Scream

Jaw exercises – The Scream

So, an area of the body that can hold a lot of tension is the jaw.  It is the only bone that we consciously move that crosses the mid line of the body and has a joint at each end.  There are so many descriptions that refer to keeping the mouth closed: “Grin and...
Calf stretches

Calf stretches

These are the classic ankle mobility and calf stretches that I often recommend, and there are a few options and alternatives that can be done.  Whilst these will generally feel like the back of the calf is being stretched all of these muscles attach onto the foot, as...
Chest opener

Chest opener

So, I thought I would share one of the “exercises” that I recommend to virtually all the people I treat for neck and upper back aches.  This is the chest opener and I like to think that it helps to unravel the curled up posture we adopt through modern...