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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 [...]

2017-06-11T12:51:19+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

The Link Between TMJ Dysfunction and Sleep Disorders

TMJ dysfunction and sleep disorders are two of the most common medical problems in the US and globally. 44 million Americans suffer from TMJ pain, and over 40 million have some kind of sleep disorder. Many people suffer from both. Here are some reasons why. TMJ Dysfunction and Sleep Apnea TMJ problems may be related [...]

2017-06-11T13:03:42+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Sleeping Disorders, TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Link Between TMJ Dysfunction and Sleep Disorders

Finding Long-Term Relief from TMJ Pain

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the lower mandible to the skull and is thus responsible for chewing, speaking, and other movements of the jaw. What can cause TMJ pain and what symptoms may accompany the pain? We will address these topics as well as reveal a potential way to attain long-term relief. What Causes TMJ [...]

2017-06-11T13:10:17+00:00 February 26th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Finding Long-Term Relief from TMJ Pain

TMJ Disorders Can Lead to Tinnitus

TMJ disorders can be very painful and may lead to other symptoms besides jaw pain, clicking when using the jaw, and limited range of jaw mobility. In fact, TMJ disorders are often associated with hearing problems such as tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Why is this the case? Read on to learn more about the [...]

2017-06-11T13:17:43+00:00 February 10th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMJ Disorders Can Lead to Tinnitus

5 Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)

When a person suffers from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), pain may radiate from the jaw down into the neck as well as up toward the ears. Popping or clicking of the jaw may occur while chewing or speaking. Also, jaw movement may be limited by stiffness. What causes TMJ pain? How can you find relief? [...]

2017-06-11T13:27:35+00:00 January 8th, 2017|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on 5 Causes of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD)