TMJ

General Information

TMJ is the temporomandibular (jaw) joint. Disorders of the TMJ can involve the muscles or the joint itself and are often chronic in nature. 

 

Symptoms of TMJ

  • Headache
  • Jaw/Facial Pain
  • Earache
  • Abnormal Jaw Opening
  • Clicking or Popping in the Jaw
  • Locking of the Jaw
  • Neck Pain
  • Migraines
  • Difficulty Chewing

 

Goals of TMJ Rehabilitation

  1. Increase Strength
  2. Decrease pain
  3. Improve Jaw Stability

Our therapists will perform an evaluation and design a personalized program to fit your needs. Treatments available include techniques to increase strength, postural education, pain relieving modalities and joint mobilization to improve alignment. We will work with you to help decrease pain, decrease inflammation and help restore jaw function.