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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)

The Link Between TMJ Pain and Whiplash

TMJ dysfunction is a term used to describe a range of conditions that cause pain and other symptoms in the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). A study revealed the connection between TMJ pain and whiplash-type injuries. This can help direct patients to the right form of care. What the TMJ Study Revealed 60 patients who had suffered [...]

2017-06-11T13:36:20+00:00 December 4th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on The Link Between TMJ Pain and Whiplash

TMD—One of the Many Side Effects of Teck Neck

Teck neck (sometimes referred to as text neck because of the prevalence of text messaging) can have many effects, one of which is TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). TMD is characterized by jaw pain that may also radiate toward the ear and neck, loss of range of motion in the jaw, and a popping, clicking, or [...]

2017-06-11T13:42:32+00:00 November 13th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on TMD—One of the Many Side Effects of Teck Neck

Finding Relief from TMJ Dysfunction May Help Improve Sleep

TMJ dysfunction refers to problems involving the temporomandibular joint. This is the joint that holds the lower jaw to the skull, and it is used in activities such as speaking and chewing. The jaw is a very unique joint, allowing the mouth to open and close but also allowing the lower jaw to slide from side [...]

2017-06-22T23:45:26+00:00 October 30th, 2016|TMJ / Jaw Pain|Comments Off on Finding Relief from TMJ Dysfunction May Help Improve Sleep