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The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders

If you suffer from a TMJ disorder, you understand the ways that it can affect day-to-day life. More than being just jaw pain, a TMJ disorder can limit your ability to enjoy a meal or even pursue a hobby like singing. It is important to learn all you can about your condition, so here are [...]

2017-12-12T09:33:12+00:00 December 10th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Top 10 Things You Need to Know About TMJ Disorders

Top 10 Indicators That You Have a TMJ Problem

TMJ disorders are an extremely common condition that affects millions of people. For some, it is just a short-term issue that leads to some pain and discomfort but then goes away on its own. For others, TMJ pain becomes chronic and may lead to other health concerns. This makes it particularly important to find effect [...]

2017-11-29T05:33:14+00:00 November 12th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Top 10 Indicators That You Have a TMJ Problem

Common Medical Treatments for TMJ Dysfunction Vs. Natural Therapies

TMJ dysfunction is a common problem that involves a number of different jaw symptoms. While many abbreviate jaw symptoms as TMJ, this is actually the abbreviation for the jaw joint itself (temporomandibular joint), and conditions affecting the jaw are better abbreviated TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction/disorder). What are some of the symptoms that can be associated with [...]

2017-11-29T05:42:56+00:00 October 1st, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Common Medical Treatments for TMJ Dysfunction Vs. Natural Therapies

The Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)

Temporomandibular joint disorder (often abbreviated as TMJ, TMD, or TMJD) is estimated to affect somewhere between 5 and 12% of people. That makes TMJ pain one of the most common chronic pain conditions. While TMJ issues may be temporary for some, for others the condition is chronic. What are the symptoms of TMJD? What causes [...]

2017-09-06T14:12:39+00:00 September 10th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJD)

Symptoms that Commonly Occur with TMJ Dysfunction

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is unique in the body, allowing a person to both open and close the mouth but also to slide the bottom jaw from side to side and forward and back. These functions are vital for everything from speaking to chewing. It is no wonder that TMJ dysfunction can really disrupt a [...]

2017-08-04T08:23:06+00:00 August 6th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Symptoms that Commonly Occur with TMJ Dysfunction

What Does TMJ Mean and What Do Disorders of It Involve?

Many use the acronym TMJ to refer to a series of painful jaw conditions. However, it is important to note that the letters TMJ themselves do not refer to any particular disorder but to the joint between the jaw and the skull. What Is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. This is a unique joint [...]

2017-07-13T14:16:45+00:00 June 25th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on What Does TMJ Mean and What Do Disorders of It Involve?

TMJ Dysfunction Relieved by Chiropractic Practices

If you are suffering from TMJ pain, you may not want to deal with injections or other invasive forms of care. As a result, many have turned to chiropractic, and with good reason. There is growing evidence that chiropractic can help TMJ dysfunction. We’re going to look at some of this evidence and then discuss [...]

2017-06-14T22:10:41+00:00 June 11th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMJ Dysfunction Relieved by Chiropractic Practices

Natural Ways to Ease TMJ Pain

The TMJ (temporomandibular joint) has become a source of great pain for the approximately 10 million Americans who suffer from TMJ disorders. What are the symptoms of a TMJ disorder? Is there a natural way to get some relief? Let’s consider the answers to these questions. What Are the Symptoms of a TMJ Disorder? A [...]

2017-06-11T12:43:06+00:00 May 28th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Natural Ways to Ease TMJ Pain

The Best Sleep Position for TMJ Pain

TMJ disorders are a common occurrence with estimates stating that about 10 million in the US are dealing with pain and range of motion issues in the jaw. However, there are definitely ways to counteract the pain and still enjoy everything from eating to sleeping. Here are a few tips for dealing with TMJ problems [...]

2017-12-05T20:25:32+00:00 May 28th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Best Sleep Position for TMJ Pain

A Natural Source of TMJ Pain Management

TMJ dysfunction can cause pain and numerous other symptoms. The pain is not limited to the jaw and may radiate across the face, up toward the ear, and also down to the neck. The condition may be acute or chronic. Some patients hear sounds when chewing such as a popping or clicking coming from the [...]

2017-06-11T12:59:30+00:00 May 28th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on A Natural Source of TMJ Pain Management