Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain can be debilitating, impacting daily activities like eating and speaking.
Physiotherapy is a powerful non-invasive treatment for pain relief. Physiotherapists employ a targeted approach, addressing muscle imbalances, tension, and joint dysfunction , all contributing to TMJ pain. Through tailored exercises, patients can regain strength, flexibility, and coordination in the jaw muscles, easing discomfort and restoring normal function.
Manual therapy techniques, such as massage and gentle joint mobilisation of the neck and jaw, aid in alleviating tension and promoting healing.
Beyond immediate relief, physiotherapy equips patients with valuable self-management strategies, including stress reduction techniques and lifestyle modifications.
Choosing physiotherapy for TMJ pain offers a holistic solution, allowing individuals to reclaim control over their jaw health without resorting to invasive measures. If you’re seeking a gentle yet effective approach to overcoming temporomandibular joint pain, physiotherapy might be your pathway to a pain-free, functional jaw.
Physiotherapist Adam Shaw has a special interest in treating temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Don’t put up with pain any longer, contact Physiologic to book an appointment today.
Author: Adam Shaw