Jaw Pain? It Might Be TMJ...
Do you often awaken with pain in the jaw, neck, head, or shoulders? All of these are symptoms that could be related to pain in your temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. You may hear these symptoms referred to as TMJ. However, TMJ refers to the temporomandibular joint itself. When there’s a problem with this joint, we call it Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or TMD.
If chronic pain is disrupting your life, Dr. Cerina Fairfax may be able to help with simple, non-invasive TMJ treatment.
What Causes TMJ Disorders?
You can find your temporomandibular joint if you place your fingers in front of your mouth and move your jaw up and down. For various reasons ...