The temporomandibular joint is formed by the head of the mandibular condyle and the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone of our skull. There is a cartilage disc between the bones.
Temporomandibular joint pain syndrome is the most common disorder affecting our Jaw bone and eating. This condition presents with pain, decreased jaw motion, locked jaw due to severe muscle spasm and joint noise or crepitus. It can be accompanied by ear pain, headache and neck pain.
It is a common but misunderstood muscular pain disorder involving pain referred from small, tender trigger points within the Chewing muscles in or near the area of pain.
Common causes include,
A physiotherapist can also be able to tell you if this vertigo is cervical spine related or not.
Yes, in most of the cases the physiotherapist can offer effective treatment to manage your TMJ problems. Different treatment options are available and the physiotherapist can give you informed knowledge of which one will best suit your needs. (Book an Appoinment)
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