TMJ Physical Therapy

Finally, get the TMJ pain relief you need at Mid-County Physical Therapy.

Physical therapy for TMJ, or temporomandibular joint dysfunction, helps patients to get relief from this often painful condition that involves the jaw.

People with TMJ often report feeling pain and discomfort, having trouble opening their mouths and chewing, and experiencing muscle spasms in the jaw.

At Mid-County Physical Therapy, our team of physical therapists offers jaw pain treatment that can help you keep your general wellness. Learn more about how our TMJ physical therapy can help you.

TMJ Physical Therapy: Jaw and Mouth Treatment

Temporomandibular joint problems, known as TMJ, can cause critical trouble utilizing your jaw. The situation is set apart by torment in your jaw that restricts your ability to open and close your mouth quickly. You may either be clicking or “getting” while eating food, yawning, or talking.

Side effects of TMD will quite often come on bit by bit with no particular injury or occasion. You might see the aggravation begin when eating hard food varieties. For the most part, it comes on in the wake of utilizing your jaw or your mouth widely, as you would during yawning.

Sometimes, it’s really not that painful and can quickly go away.

However, if you’re in a situation where intense pressure is somewhere in your mouth, you can do some light remedy or visit Mid-County Physical Therapy.

We can assist you with proper breathing activities to reduce the strain on the jaw muscles.

For example, inhale for a count of ten or five, then, at that point, gradually breathe out. This method can assist with diminishing pressure and facilitate any TMJ-related distress. These are only a few techniques in our physical therapy for TMJ problems.

TMJ physical therapy practices are fantastic to begin to help with discomfort. However, how you care for your mouth can likewise impact the mending system. You have to take care of your jaw and mouth properly. And this includes the following things to practice:

  • Chew properly
  • Yawn, without any food on your mouth
  • Practice a few gentle jaw stretches every day
  • Go with softer food
  • Be delicate while brushing and flossing,
  • Be mindful not to open the mouth excessively wide

If you do these basic TMJ physical therapy practices, you can avoid your jaw and mouth problems. However, if you still happen to encounter one, don’t worry. We have therapists who can help you recover.

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Neck And Head Treatment

Aside from jaw pain treatment, they also offer neck and head services. Managing head and neck pain isn’t simply awkward; it can also be alarming. The neck safeguards our spine and mind, and taking care of it can prevent us from possible dangers in both areas.

It’s critical to get professional assistance as soon as possible. It’s essential to get a precise conclusion to determine the reason for your pain.

The aggravation might start in the neck and other body parts, such as the following.

  • Shoulder
  • Jaw
  • Head
  • Upper arms

This happens because of muscle strain. In addition, the typical reason for neck pain could also be pressure – and some routines or exercises that misalign your muscles.

This is hard to avoid considering that the entire day, you are being twisted around a work area, in an unfortunate stance while perusing or staring at the TV, or resting in an awkward position. You might experience migraines and trouble moving your head.

We focus on assisting every understanding with accomplishing the ideal outcomes through conservative treatment of the underlying drivers of your pain and the side effects.

Make an Appointment with Mid-County Physical Therapy Now

If you are suffering from the sometimes extreme pain and discomfort of TMJ and believe you could use our TMJ physical therapy services, contact us today.

Our physical therapists will take the time to get to know you and your strengths and weaknesses, all so that they can design a physical therapy plan specifically for you.

Don’t hesitate to schedule an appointment with us today online or call 703-763-3922.


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