TMJ – jaw pain explained
Did you know?
- Your jaw is a hinge joint – the TMJ, or temporomandibular joint.
- A stiff neck, a blow to the face, teeth grinding or poor posture can all lead to jaw pain.
- If your jaw clicks when you open and close your mouth, you could have a TMJ disorder.
- You can experience ongoing jaw pain after major dental work.
- Lock jaw is caused by a problem with your TMJ.
TMJ problems can lead to jaw stiffness or ear symptoms similar to tinnitus. More often than not, they also result in severe and debilitating pain.
To make matters worse, jaw pain can radiate up into your neck, face and head.
Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy specialises in treating all kinds of TMJ disorders. Our team is highly experienced in getting to the cause of jaw pain and bringing relief.