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Improve your aching and clicking jaw.

What is TMJ?

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain can manifest in people who have temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD). In simple words, your jaw can hurt when it is too tight, stiff, or over-strained.

Why does it happen?

TMD can be caused by traumatic or overstretch injury to the jaw, teeth grinding due to stress, abnormal bite patterns or abnormal alignment of the TMJ.

What are the symptoms?

Symptoms from TMD can include difficulty opening or closing the jaw, headaches, ear aches, toothaches not related to tooth decay, tension in the head and neck, pain when chewing, and fullness in the ear.

Often, these symptoms can cause more stress, difficulty sleeping, and trouble with concentration.

Does it get better?

Physical therapy treatments are an effective and non-invasive way to improve these symptoms so you can go back to feeling more like yourself again!. 

What can we do to help?

If you are having trouble with closing or opening your mouth, you may have a disc in your TMJ that is displaced. We can help place the disc back into the proper position and provide exercises to keep it in place.

We also provide extra and intra-oral soft tissue massage, joint mobilization of the neck and TMJ to improve joint mobility, postural re-training to relieve muscle tension, and well as stress management techniques.

How long will it take?

Each visit lasts 60 minutes and you can expect to see tremendous improvement in 2 visits.

How much does it cost?

For our TMJ program we charge just $100 per visit without insurance.

Do you take insurance?

We accept most PPO insurance for our physical therapy services. 

DOES the treatment hurt?

The treatment can cause mild discomfort but will feel much better afterwards. 

 

Movement is life.
— Moshe Feldenkrais