Painful TMJ Disorder Symptoms
Millions of people suffer from Painful TMJ Disorder Symptoms. The list of symptoms can range from the occasional muscle tension to debilitating pain or a locked jaw. People with Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ or TMD) may experience pain in the upper and lower Jaw, Neck, Mouth, Shoulders, Headaches and Back Pain. There are many different treatments that may help to relieve TMJ Pain. However, many of these treatments are highly invasive. At Caron Chiropractic Clinic, P.A. in St. Paul, MN we provide safe and effective pain relief techniques that can significantly help to Relieve and Prevent Painful TMJ Symptoms.
Symptoms Of TMJ – TMD
The list of symptoms associated with TMJ Disorders, also known as TMD, is somewhat diverse.
- Pain in the muscles of the jaw
- Pain in surrounding muscles in the face, neck, head, shoulders or upper back regions
- Muscle stiffness or tension in the jaw
- Chronic headache pain
- Dizziness or lightheaded feeling
- Vision disturbance
- Locking of the jaw with limited movement
- Ringing in the ear or feeling a fullness, pressure or pain in the ear
- Clicking, popping or grating sound upon opening and closing of your mouth
- Bite that feels like it isn’t lining up right
- Pain or discomfort while chewing
Causes For TMJ Disorders
TMJ Disorder can be caused by multiple factors. Contributing factors for TMD could be one or more of the following:
- Injury that results in a misalignment of the neck or back
- Dental procedures
- Autoimmune diseases
- Poor posture
- Teeth grinding or clenching during sleep
- Stress or anxiety
- Excessive gum chewing
Safe And Effective Pain Relief Techniques For TMJ
A misalignment in the neck or spine can cause stress on your temoporomandibular joints. The result can be a tension in the muscles that surround the jaw joint. Muscle Tension can become intense and spread to the muscles in your head, neck, shoulders and back. A Licensed Chiropractor can correct the misalignment to relieve muscle tension and help to prevent recurring Painful TMJ Symptoms.
Caron Chiropractic Clinic, P.A. utilizes safe and effective techniques for relief and prevention of TMD symptoms. Our experienced team utilizes skilled, Chiropractic Adjustments, Massage Therapy Techniques and Exercises that provide natural, drug-free solutions. Our Licensed Massage Therapists are skilled in various massage techniques, including Trigger Point Therapy and Deep Tissue Massage that help to reduce muscle tension and stress. We can also teach you exercises that you can do at home to relieve frequent TMJ Disorder symptoms.
Natural Drug Free TMJ Pain Relief
Contact Caron Chiropractic Clinic, P.A. in St. Paul, MN for Safe and Effective relief of Painful TMJ Disorder Symptoms. Our team of educated professionals utilizes natural, drug-free techniques that can reduce jaw pain, neck pain, headaches and other debilitating TMJ symptoms. By correcting structural misalignments and alleviating muscle tension, we can help to relieve and prevent chronic TMJ pain.
Call for an appointment today in our St. Paul, MN office at 651-255-9999.