Jaw Dysfunction Treatment
About Jaw Dysfunction Treatment
Jaw Dysfunction Treatment at Active PHysical Therapy
Jaw dysfunction can be a significant impediment to your quality of life. Active Physical Therapy treats a variety of painful, inconvenient conditions of jaw dysfunction to alleviate joint pain and inflammation. We often combine treatments to create the best-possible outcome for relief and pain reduction.
What are the symptoms of jaw dysfunction?
The jaw or temporomandibular joint is responsible for opening and closing the mouth. When there is a problem at this joint you may experience:
- pain opening and closing the mouth
- jaw locking
- facial pain
- limited jaw motion
- abnormal swallowing
- muscle spasms
- dizziness or vertigo
- ringing in the ears
- visual disturbances
How can Active Physical Therapy help wi jaw dysfunction?
- correct postural problems that could lead to pain
- alleviate joint pain and inflammation
- use manual therapy techniques, such as joint and soft tissue mobilization, as well as trigger point dry needling to relieve pain, restore normal motion