Tag «TMJ»

What does the NECK have to do with the JAW?

What does the NECK have to do with the JAW?

– Hey docs, so I wanted to share with you a really simple and easy way that you can describe to your patients what’s going on with their cervical spine and how it relates to what’s happening with their jaw. Now, we’ve got the research to support it. The research that we have comes from …

TMJ/Jaw Health for Overall Health – Part 2

TMJ/Jaw Health for Overall Health – Part 2

Today we’re going to look at Part Two of our happy jaw exercises. Last week we took a look at some basic jaw mobility exercises that were very simple. Just lateral glides, anterior/posterior glides and we talked a lot about the reason that we start with precision motor control exercises for the jaw. This area …

TMJ Disorders linked to Sleep Apnea

TMJ Disorders linked to Sleep Apnea

a critical lack of oxygen is very often caused by a disease known as Obstructive Sleep Apnea. TMJ disorders can be triggered by things like grinding your teeth at night, knows as Night Bruxism. I have found great success in treating patients TMJ, by treating it’s source; Their Sleep Apnea.