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10 Signs You Have TMD?

10 Signs You Have TMD?

WhAt is TMD? Why isn’t it called TMJ?

TMJ= Temporomandibular Joint

We all have TMJs, in fact we have TWO!

TMD= Temporomandibular Dysfunction/Disorder

Not all of us have TMD.

10 Signs and Symptoms You Have TMD

  • A dull headache when you wake up in the morning.
  • Chronic facial pain
  • Increased tooth sensitivity or pain.
  • Earache or ear ringing (Tinnitus)
  • Locked jaw- unable to open your mouth all the way.
  • Worn down teeth
  • Jaw clicking or popping
  • Pain in the jaw muscles
  • Pain in the jaw joint
  • Eye, neck, shoulder and/or upper back pain.

If you have any of these symptoms..

You could benefit from a consultation with a physical therapist.

Our physical therapist Dr. Shay Nash is uniquely trained in TMD evaluations and treatment, for a TMD assessment, please schedule an appointment with her. In addition, a personalized care plan can be developed for you with various treatment options. Physical therapy treatment effectively relieves and manages TMD, even when the symptoms are long-standing and severe.

physical therapist Dr. Shay Nash

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