Tagged: Bodywork

Assess Yourself for Jaw Problems

Assess Yourself for Jaw Problems

Check-out your jaw action before you face a pain or bite problem. You can use a mirror to assess yourself. It’s a good idea to ask a family member or friend to help you observe your jaw position and movement. Here’s a list of what to look for:

1 Slowly open your mouth as wide as possible. It should open 2-3 inches without pain.

2 Push your jawbone forward and pull it back several times. If there is pain or popping sounds you have a jaw problem.

3 Very slowly open your mouth as wide as possible. You have jaw problems if your […]

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Are You Heading for a Nursing Home?

Are You Heading for a Nursing Home?

About 50% of nursing home residents are under the age of 85. Why are they there?

A significant number of residents have memory problems or problems making daily decisions. Persons with serious dementia certainly need nursing home care. Neurofeedback training can help other older adults who have less-serious memory and decision-making problems to improve mental function and remain in their homes.

Almost all nursing home residents have some type of physical disability that interferes with activities of daily living like cooking, bathing, shopping and cleaning. Many people could remain safely at home, able to do chores of daily living, if only they […]

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