TMJ and TMD

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TMJ syndrome and TMD relate to jaw pain. This can be caused by tight muscles at the jaw and the side of the head. The result can be headaches, jaw pain, neck and throat pain.

Do you suffer from any of the following?

HEAD PAIN, HEADACHE

  • Forehead

  • Temples

  • "Migraine" type

  • Sinus type

  • Shooting pain up the back of the head

  • Hair and/or scalp painful to touch

 

EYES

  • Pain behind eyes

  • Bloodshot eyes

  • May bulge out

  • Sensitive to sunlight

 

MOUTH

  • Discomfort

  • Limited opening of the mouth

  • Jaw deviates to one side when opening

  • Locks shut or open

  • Can't find bite

TEETH

  • Clenching, grinding at night

  • Looseness and soreness of back teeth

 

EAR PROBLEMS

  • Hissing, buzzing, or ringing

  • Decreased hearing

  • Ear pain, earache, no infection

  • Clogged "itchy" ears

  • Vertigo, dizziness

 

JAW PROBLEMS

  • Clicking, popping jaw joints

  • Grating sounds

  • Pain in cheek muscles

  • Uncontrollable jaw and/or tongue movements

 

NECK PROBLEMS

  • Lack of mobility, stiffness

  • Neck pain

  • Tired, sore muscles

  • Shoulder aches and backaches

  • Arm and finger number and/or pain

 

THROAT

  • Swallowing difficulties

  • Laryngitis

  • Sore throat with no infection

  • Voice irregularities or changes

  • Frequent coughing or constant clearing of the throat

  • The feeling of a foreign object in the throat constantly

Often the problem is simply jaw misalignment. In the expert hands of an osteopath, this issue can be quickly resolved. It feels amazing to get the relief, and no longer have to click or clench your jaw.