December 19, 2017

Edmonds technique (pinch your nose and blow and push your jaw forward)

Equalization technique. While tensing your throat muscles and soft palate and pushing your jaw forward and down, do a Valsalva maneuver.
December 19, 2017

Lowry technique (pinch your nose, blow and swallow)

Equalization technique. This is a combination of Valsalva and Toynbee; while closing your nostrils, blow and swallow at the same time.
December 19, 2017

Frenzel maneuver (pinch your nose and make the sound of the letter “K”)

Equalization technique. Close your nostrils and close the back of your throat as if you’re straining to lift a weight. Then make the sound of the […]
December 19, 2017

Toynbee maneuver (pinch your nose and swallow)

Equalization technique. With your nostrils pinched or blocked against your mask skirt, swallow. This pulls open your Eustachian tubes, while the movement of your tongue, with […]