10 Foods That Cause TMJ Dysfunction

10 Foods That Cause TMJ Dysfunction

Managing Your TMJ Pain If you currently have or are managing TMJ pain, you are likely aware that certain foods are more painful to eat than others; or, you may have new-onset jaw pain and are finding that eating anything right now hurts. Trying to navigate pain with...
Why and How to Exercise with Arthritis

Why and How to Exercise with Arthritis

Exercise and Arthritis One of the most frequently asked questions I receive in the clinic is ‘can I exercise even though I have arthritis?’ My answer is a resounding ‘yes, it is important to continue to move!’ There are a couple of factors that come into...
Treating Chronic Low Back Pain

Treating Chronic Low Back Pain

Treating Chronic Low Back Pain Did you know that people go to their doctors with complaints of back pain more frequently than any other problem? Sixty-five million Americans have reported a recent episode of back pain. Close to 16 million adults, roughly 8 percent,...
Are Headaches and TMJ Dysfunction Related?

Are Headaches and TMJ Dysfunction Related?

Headaches and Temporomandibular Dysfunction- “Are they related?”  Are you a chronic headache sufferer? Do you have neck pain, facial pain, a sensation of ear fullness, or pain? If you have never had your neck/ face/temporomandibular joint (TMJ) assessed by a trained...
How to Get Relief from Arthritis Pain

How to Get Relief from Arthritis Pain

How to Get Relief from Arthritis Pain Arthritis is a common disease, with more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children affected. Arthritis is not a single disease, it encompasses more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions. While there is no true...
Treating Back Pain with Graston

Treating Back Pain with Graston

Low back pain is one of the most common and debilitating concerns for individuals pursuing physical therapy. Deya et al., 2006, performed a survey of 31,044 respondents, and of that large pool of subjects, 26.4% reported significant incidences of low back pain in the...