Do these exercises after a session with physiotherapist, who recommended you to exercise at home your facial muscles. For exercising you just need a chair and mirror. It is important to perform the exercises as symmetrically as possible and not to put too much force into it.
Exercise no.1 CORRUGATED FOREHEAD
Lift up your eyebrows, the wrinkles have to be horizontally.
Exercise no.2 POUTY LIPS, WHISTLING
Pout your lips as much as you can, push out and breath in the air through your mouth, you can try to whistle.
Exercise no.3 FROWN
Move your eyebrows together, the wrinkles are forming vertically.
Exercise no. 4 CLOSING YOUR EYELIDS
Exercise closing of your eyelids, do not involve your lips or any other mimic muscle.
Exercise no. 5 EXPRESSION OF DISSATISFACTION
Train your mimic expressions, expression of dissatisfaction can differ, try out more options, and try to involve both sides of the face.
Exercise no. 6 EXPRESSION OF LAUGHTER
Spread your mouth into a wide smile and don’t hold yourself from laughter, you will find it to be easier to exercise.
Exercise no.7 PUFF YOUR CHEEKS
Puff your cheeks, and hold the air in them.
Exercise no.8 GRIN
Grin all your teeth as if you’d growl, your nose be involved and the skin by the root of the nose should be wrinkled.
Exercise no.9 SOBBING
Don’t be ashamed and train the grimace of sobbing, expression of unhappiness.
Author: FYZIOklinika physiotherapy Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic