Struggling with TMJ? Having jaw, head, or neck pain? Here are helpful hints for self-treating symptoms of TMJ from specialist Pete Balik, PT.
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.