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Your jaw which is also referred as TMJ/ Temporo-mandibular joint is a Hinje joint, which connects your jaw to temporal bone ( see image). It lets you to open and close your mouth.
Problem with your jaw and muscle around are referred as TMJ disorders/ TMj dysfunction
Injury to you jaw like heavy blow, Motor vehicle accident, Work related injury etc
Grinding of teeth on regular basis
Increase movement of the disc betwenn the joint
Tight muscle around jaw
stress which can cause muscle around jaw to tighten and can give pain.
pain in jaw, neck , headaches, shoulder or in ear while chewing or at rest.
Problem in opening and closing of mouth
Locking of jaw while opening and closing
Clicking , popping sound when you open or close
Tired feeling in your face
swelling on face
Doctor, Denstist can help you make sure its not teeth related pain , because teeth pain can mimic jaw pain.
Here at Kitchener Physiotherapy and Wellness, Our Physiotherapist do thorough Assessment of your TMJ joint, muscle around jaw and TMJ disc. Plan of care will include treatment, exercises and home remedies.
Kitchener Physiotherapy & Wellness provides services for physiotherapy in Kitchener.
Please call Kitchener Physiotherapy and Wellness at 226-215-3114.