Are Headaches Linked to TMJ Pain?

Are Headaches Linked to TMJ Pain?

How TMJ Pain and Headaches May Be Related…And How Physical Therapy Can Help If you surveyed 100 people and asked them if they’ve ever had jaw pain/clicking and/or headaches, the odds are very favorable that most, if not all, would respond “yes”. Much of the time,...
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...
How Do I Know If I Have TMJ?

How Do I Know If I Have TMJ?

What is TMJ? TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint. We have two of them, one on either side of our jaw. These joints are the hinge points that move when we open and close our mouths. You can feel the movement by putting the tip of your index fingers just in front of...
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...
Could My Allergies be Causing TMJ Pain?

Could My Allergies be Causing TMJ Pain?

Allergy Season is here When you experience jaw pain, your mind may jump to reasons such as teeth grinding, muscle pain, disc issues, or toothaches. By going for the obvious, however, you may overlook something as simple as allergies causing your jaw pain. The question...