TMJ Exercises

Since TMJ related pain can be caused due to trigger points in multiple muscles in the jaw, the forehead, the neck and even the shoulders, to address the pain, there are a number of exercises and massage techniques you can do. These TMJ exercises and massage techniques can help reduce your pain.

Here is an example how different muscles can cause referred pain.

Image  showing the different trigger points and the referral pain
Image showing the different trigger points and the referral pain and where to do the TMJ exercises

 

To best use this page, please follow the following steps

— Click on the symptom you are facing (from the list below) . You will be directed to a page explaining what muscle groups can cause that symptom due to trigger points. Check what stretches\massages work best on that page. Use this site in collaboration with triggerpoints.net
— Do note that since your jaw muscles are pretty aggravated, it might take multiple massage\stretching sessions to completely reduce the pain or remove it.