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Muscle utilisation when chewing  

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I've been practicing open mouth chewing for a week.

I have noticed that muscle utilisation differs depending on my neck/head posture.

When I force to chin tuck and keep my head aligned with my neck with a backward movement, I can feel muscles contracting every mastications BEHIND my neck. I've had bad neck posture for a long time and thus have a very thin, pencil neck. 🌻 

I wondered if good posture chewing would help me.

What are your experiences with your neck and mewing/chewing ?

This topic was modified 3 months ago by Bogdar
Posted : 07/11/2018 5:12 pm
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Yes, always chew with good head posture and "Mew push swallow" with a good chin tuck

Posted : 08/11/2018 8:10 am


As you undergo correction in the near future, please consider keeping records for your own sake and for others. Pictures of dental impressions, scans, medical reports reports can be very helpful even with all personally identifying information blocked out.

Your input could help many, many people

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