Use your thumb and apply pressure to the muscle located at the back of the jaw. By clenching the teeth gently, you should feel the muscle contracting. Apply pressure to the muscle holding for 15-20 seconds, during which the discomfort should begin to subside.
Sets : 5 minutes
Reps : 15-20 seconds
The masseter is the most powerful muscle acting at the TMJ joint, exerting hundreds of kilograms of pressure, therefore it is important that this muscle remains relaxed to avoid discomfort and allow the joint to perform its important actions such as chewing and opening/closing.