TMJ & Jaw Pain Treatment

man experiencing tmj jaw pain

Relief for TMJ & Jaw Pain Through Chiropractic

TMJ is the most common form of jaw pain. With proper chiropractic and wellness care, the discomfort associated with TMJ can be relieved.

Causes of TMJ

  • Grinding or clenching teeth when sleeping
  • The joint’s cartilage is damaged by arthritis
  • Erosion or movement of the soft cushion or disc erodes causing the ball and socket to move out of proper alignment
  • Facial tension caused by extreme and chronic stress

Common Symptoms of TMJ

  • Pain when trying to open your mouth wide
  • Clicking or popping sound when closing and opening our mouth
  • Pain or tenderness in the face
  • Extreme pain or discomfort on one or both sides of the face

Home Care for TMJ

  • Change in diet – eat more soft foods
  • Over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory
  • Ice
  • Mouth guard when sleeping

If your TMJ pain persists and relief is nowhere in sight, our doctors would be more than glad to evaluate your symptoms and offer treatment. Contact us today!