HIT-6 Headache Impact Test

HIT-6 Headache Impact Test

The Headache Impact Test is a tool to measure the impact headaches have on your ability to function on the job, at school, at home, and in social situations. Your score shows the effect that headaches have on daily life and your ability to function.

The Basics on Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

The Basics on Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

TMJ dysfunction (TMD) is a class of disorders of the jaw joints that result in symptoms ranging from clicking or popping of the jaw with movement, to pain or limited range of motion. In many TMD cases, the patient will complain of neck pain and headaches, difficulty eating or talking, ear pain or fullness, and in some cases vertigo, ringing of the ear or dizziness.

Self management for TMJ pain or facial pain

Self management for TMJ pain or facial pain

This post was originally published at TreatingTMJ.com Four concepts to encourage healing of musculoskeletal pain include: Reduce Strain Relaxation Posture Stretching Apply moist heat or cold, and massage tender muscle and joints Heat or ice applications used up to...
To Click or Not to Click, that is the question!

To Click or Not to Click, that is the question!

This post was originally published at TreatingTMJ.com One of the most common complaints I hear from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) patients is that their jaw will “pop” or “click”. In many cases, the popping or clicking is harmless, painless and does not impair...