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4 Things to Know About Jaw Pain

Posted on by Molly Runquist, PT, DPT, COMT

Are you having pain or clicking in your jaw while yawning or laughing? Does it cause you prolonged pain to chew delicious foods such as a steak, apple, or bagel? Did your dentist offer you a retainer or splint because you grind, clench or have worn your teeth? Answering yes to these questions may indicate that you have a dysfunction going on in or around your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) or more simply, issues related to opening and closing your jaw.

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TMD: Differences in Women vs. Men

Posted on by Athletico

The comparison between women and men is a common one, and the medical world is no exception.  Many dysfunctions and diseases are statistically greater in one gender over the other, including Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD).

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Jaw Pain? What You Need to Know about TMD

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP

The temporomandibular joint is the joint where your jaw attaches to the temple of the skull. It is a hinge joint that allows you to move your jaw up and down, and side to side. This joint is essential for guiding mandibular motion such as chewing, swallowing and speaking.

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TMD: What You Need to Know

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Why do I have ear pain but I was diagnosed with TMD?

Eye pressure, headaches, earaches, blurred vision, toothaches, facial burning/tingling and neck pain:

Upon hearing a patient complain of one or more of these symptoms, one possible diagnosis from a physician may be temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD).

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