Chiropractic care can help TMJ
Chiropractic can help temporomandibular joint syndrome by addressing the underlying cause of the problem and providing relief from the painful symptoms. Chiropractors have specialized training and experience in understanding the complex network of bones, muscles, and nerves that make up the jaw and neck area, and are equipped with a range of techniques that help to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with TMJ syndrome.
Chiropractic care for TMJ syndrome typically involves a series of adjustments and manipulations that focus on the neck, spine, and jaw area. These adjustments are designed to improve the alignment of the jaw and reduce tension in the muscles that surround it. By doing so, a chiropractor can help to relieve the pressure on the joint, reduce inflammation and swelling, and promote overall healing.
In addition to spinal adjustments, a chiropractor may also recommend stretches and exercises that help to loosen up the muscles in the neck and jaw area, as well as modalities like ultrasound or massage therapy to help alleviate pain and inflammation. By taking a comprehensive approach that addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of TMJ syndrome, chiropractic care can help patients find long-term relief from their symptoms, and improve their overall quality of life.
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