Poll: Do You Have Forward Neck Posture?

Discussion in 'Support' started by JasonP, May 2, 2016.

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Do you have forward neck posture?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. Other (please state below)

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    1. JasonP

      JasonP Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      6/2006
      I heard there sometimes can be a link between forward head posture, tmj, and tinnitus. Granted, I would not think most cases of tinnitus would be caused by forward head posture, but I wonder if it could make it worse in some cases. For example, some people can change their tinnitus by moving their neck around. I figured I would do this poll. To give you an example of forward head posture I will post the link below:

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    2. JasonP

      JasonP Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      6/2006
      Wow, after revisiting the results, I had no idea it was so common.
       
      • Agree Agree x 1
    3. gotyoubynuts

      gotyoubynuts Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      10/1990
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Concert
      I have it too! :(
       
    4. JasonP

      JasonP Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      6/2006
      If they would have taught me this as a little kid in school I could have been so much better...its amazing how much useless stuff they teach in school. In my opinion, basic math, basic science, ethics, reading, writing, and health are the most important subjects
       
    5. Alue

      Alue Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      01/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma
      I have forward head posture. Partly because of habit sitting in front of a computer, but partly for other reasons. I hate it, but I'm not sure it's something I can just correct now. I have TMJ too, but neither cause my tinnitus.
      I'm all screwed up...

      I have other theories on forward head posture for some people, and I don't think just poor habit is the cause 100% of the time.
       
    6. The Red Viper
      Angry

      The Red Viper Member Team Research

      Location:
      US
      Tinnitus Since:
      March 15, 2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Current Theory: Leftover infection ETD + neck muscle injury
      A few weeks (maybe more) of yoga and you're posture will improve. It depends on how serious the forward head posture is.
       
    7. Alue

      Alue Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      01/2016
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma
      LOL, I don't think yoga is going to fix it. Actually I did yoga for 6 months years ago, didn't fix it.

      Anyway, getting into my theories for other reasons some may have forward head posture. One is the body correcting airway issues. For myself, I don't have any breathing issues, but I notice my airway is more restricted when I pull my head back fully, my Addams apple kind of juts out too.
       

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