NUCCA Help Jaw Pain
Do You Suffer from TMJ Disorder Symptoms?
- Facial pain
- Jaw pain
- Ear pain
- Clicking or popping when you open your jaw
- Difficulty chewing
- Limited mouth opening
- Uncomfortable bite
- Changing bite
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Muffled ears
- Worn-down teeth
- Neck pain
- or Dizziness?
NUCCA Helps End Jaw Pain. Firstly, you may be suffering from Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD). The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is a workhorse. It’s used for chewing, swallowing and talking. Meanwhile, TMJ is also part of breathing, smiling, or any movement with your mouth. Also, the TMJ has hinge and sliding motions. However, to protect itself, this joint is covered with cartilage, and includes a shock-absorbing disk. In addition, to move the jaw, a group of four muscles work together to open and close the jaw. So, when the joint is inflamed or the muscles are tight, you can suffer from any of the symptoms mentioned above. In conclusion, this condition can be very debilitating and painful.
NUCCA helps end jaw pain in many cases. The underlying cause of the pain can be inflammation and soreness. Consequently, that can be due to poor posture, misalignment, grinding and clenching the teeth. Also, stress, gum chewing, damage from arthritis, or damage from an injury.
How NUCCA Can Help Jaw Pain
Analysis – Dr. Young has specialized TMJ training and is an expert in understanding how these joints and associated muscles function optimally. Also, during your exam, the doctor can determine the mechanical function of your TMJ and how it relates to your head and neck. Please make sure to ask questions during your appointment.
Treatment – If you are clenching and grinding due to misalignment, or some other imbalance, Dr. Young determines the best way to improve your alignment and reduce your jaw tension. However, jaw muscle tension is very common with TMD, and your treatment in our office also focuses on releasing that stress.
Referral – We want you to get relief quickly. If appropriate, Dr. Young will also refer you to a specialized dentist to co-manage your case because we have found that working together with other professionals gets you better faster.
Partnership – The chiropractic model is collaborative and tends to allow more time than other healing modalities. Brainstorming and discussing your progress toward your goal of managing and eliminating your TMD will be indeed critical.
Don’t wait to address your TMJ disorders, you deserve to live without pain!
Also, Part 2 of TMJ Relief in San Diego
NUCCA helps end jaw pain in San Diego, CA. Call our office today at (619) 756-7510 for help.
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Guest Blogger Bio: Martha de Forest is a dual degree engineer and certified integrative hypnotherapist. She has been married for over 30 years and has raised two daughters.