TMJ Dysfunction

Do you suffer from:

  • Intermittent or persistent pain or tenderness in your jaw
  • Pain around the ear
  • Difficulty chewing, especially hard food
  • Locking or clicking Jaw
  • Difficulty opening or closing the mouth
  • A grating sensation or unusual sound when opening your mouth or chewing
  • Limited movement in your jaw

You may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ).

Our Physios can discuss this with you and offer treatment. Painful TMJ disorders can occur if:

  • There are issues with the muscles attached to the TMJ
  • The disk erodes or moves out of its proper alignment
  • The joint’s cartilage is damaged by arthritis
  • The joint is damaged by a blow or other impact

At Health Dynamix we can treat TMJ disorders. Treatments might include:

  • TMJ mobilizations and soft tissue work
  • Exercises for postural imbalances
  • Exercises to stretch and strengthen jaw muscles

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