TMJ (TMD) Therapy

TMJ or temporomandibular joint is the jaw joint, located on either side of the head. Several people complain of TMJ pain, also known as Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD). Some common symptoms of TMD include-

  • Recurrent headaches
  • Ear aches and infections
  • Unusual clicking sounds while opening or closing the mouth
  • Inability to open the jaw without experiencing pain beyond an extent
  • Jaw locking
  • Shoulder and neck pain

Like many multi-factorial disorders, TMD is commonly misdiagnosed as being an organ-specific disorder of the head, ear etc. Many patients get treated separately for ear infections multiple times before the right diagnosis is out. More than often, the cause for TMJ pain is malocclusion. Treatment of TMD may require the expertise of more than one specialist.

Make an appointment at Dr. Marc Weizenberg’s clinic if you experience any of the above mentioned symptoms.