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Stretches For a Tongue Tie or Lip Tie

happy babyTongue ties and lip ties can be difficult problems to deal with. If left uncorrected, it can result in pain and dysfunction all over the body. Some of the most common problems include TMJ pain, headaches, dental issues, shoulder pain and digestive troubles.

If you feel worried about having a revision, know it’s done with a laser and over very quickly. You’ll be amazed that such a fast procedure can make such a difference in you or your baby’s life!

Stretch It Out

Once a revision is complete, there are some important stretches to do to make sure the frenulum doesn’t try to reattach to where it originally was.

  • Place your finger under the tongue
  • Press on the back of the tongue
  • Massage the tip of the tongue
  • Slide your finger along the gummy ridge where the upper teeth would be (the tongue will follow along, moving side to side)

Get Help When You Need It

If you or your child need support due to a tongue tie or lip tie, our team is here for you. Since both conditions affect the muscles, you want to ensure that the nerves and muscles can work together as best as they can. As doctors of the nerves, our chiropractors make sure everything in your body functions just like it should.

If you want to reach your highest potential, we can help. Give us a call today!

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