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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)

What is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)?

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder occurs when your temporomandibular joint (which connects your jaw to the skull), is experiencing restricted movement and other forms of dysfunction.

What are the symptoms of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)?

Symptoms include pain and stiffness in the jaw, painful and annoying clicking or popping sensation in the jaw when opening or closing your mouth, ear pressure, constant headaches, discomfort in the shoulders and neck, lockjaw, and tinnitus.

How we deal with Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)?

We show our patients how to work their jaw to stretch the muscles, relax the area, relieve tension, and increase mobility.