WHAT IS TMJ AND HOW CAN CHIROPRACTORS HELP?
Are you suffering from Temporomandibular Disorders TMD and do you want relief for your TMJ pain? Do you also feel neck and upper back pain and discomfort? Do you know how the chiropractor can help your TMJ? In this article, you will get an insight into TMJ disorder. Some people see great relief from this issue by visiting a knowledgeable chiropractor.
THE BASIC DEFINITION OF TMJ:
TMJ is the abbreviation of the temporomandibular joint. When the TMJ is painful it is usually called TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder) or TMJD (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder). It is a disorder that is related to your TMJ joint and the muscles of mastication. There are various causes of TMJ and TMD, it has different forms and manifestations. In treatment methods, a chiropractic treatment stands out of others. If you are experiencing & suffering from the symptoms of TMJD, you may find a TMJ chiropractor at Optimum Wellness Institute.
TMJ / TMJD SYMPTOMS:
The symptoms may differ from person to person, there are different causes, and every person may have different signs & symptoms.
Here are some common symptoms of TMJ (TMJD):
WHEN TO CONSULT A CHIROPRACTOR?
If your pain is persistent and there is no reduction in the problems, including tenderness in your TMJ, you should consult a chiropractor. Even if you cannot open and close your jaw completely, chiropractic assistance may offer you relief. You may need to discuss all related issues with a TMJ specialist, so you get treatment for your problem.
There may be a painful TMJ disorder if:
GETTING CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANCE:
Chiropractic helps you in reducing tension and dysfunction of the TMJ, muscles of mastication, and spine. Realigning your TMJ, reducing the spasm of the muscles, and aligning the spine alleviates the stress associated with TMJ. If you are suffering from TMJD, you may need regular care to keep the pain in control.
Other treatment options:
Our passion at Optimum Wellness Institute is finding the root of the problem to see if we can help you with your TMJ/TMJD pain and suffering. Our doctor has trained extensively and has a great understanding of how the TMJ works and what needs to be done to correct this issue. If you think or know you have TMJ/TMJD, please call/text us to schedule your consultation/exam at 469-771-0377. Come see us at Optimum Wellness Institute, 3939 Belt Line Road, Suite 775, Addison, TX 75001.
Optimum Wellness Institute
3939 Belt Line Road
Suite 775 (inside iV Fit)
Addison, TX 75001
Phone (469) 771-0377
Fax (469) 440-0171