TMJ Therapy is used to treat dysfunctions of the Temporal Mandibular Joint, which connects the lower jaw with the skull. Dysfunctions in this joint can cause head and neck pain, chronic headaches, facial pain, locking or difficulty biting or chewing. Therapy can provide relief for patients through evaluation and manual treatment of the joint and surrounding structures.

Physical Therapy can provide relief for patients when other methods of treating headaches, like medication, do not improve symptoms. Headache disorders are among the most common disorders of the nervous system and the most beneficial treatment for mechanical neck pain is manual interventions combined with exercise.

Common TMJ symptoms include:

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