Neck Alignment and Lymphatic Flow: Tongue Placement and Its Role in MSK Pain

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Neck Alignment and Lymphatic Flow: Tongue Placement and Its Role in MSK Pain

If you have chronic musculoskeletal pain clients this webinar is for you. The tongue may not seem like an issue, but you need to rule it out as a player.

Learn how positioning the tongue at the roof of the mouth stabilizes the cervical spine, decreases muscle tension and optimizes blood and lymph flow in the neck.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand How mouth breathing leads to chronic postural strain and pain.
  • Discuss quick assessments to see if the tongue is playing a role in body compensations.
  • Review Quick Four: Manual reset of lymph nodes in the neck.
  • Recall Top 2-tongue exercises to engage neck proprioception.
  • Understand Fascial connection of the tongue to the feet via the Deep Core Fascial Line

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0-0:10 Introduction

00:10-00:20 Tongue Anatomy

00:20-00:35 Facial Assessment/Resets

0:35-0:50- Lymph System

0:50-1:00- Cranial Nerve Review and assessment

This course is not available for CE Credit.

Course Instructor

Perry Nickelston, DC Perry Nickelston, DC

Dr. Perry Nickelston, DC, NKT, FMS, SFMA is owner of the Pain Laser Center, LLC in Waldwick, NJ and Stop Chasing Pain his educational company dedicated to teaching people how to move smarter, move better and feel great. Creator of Primal Movement Chains: Moving Beyond Mobility courses across the world. Advisory Board Member for the American Institute for Medical Laser Application. Teacher, writer and educator on all things movement.

Neck Alignment and Lymphatic Flow: Tongue Placement and Its Role in MSK Pain