What Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Exercises Relieve Pain?

What Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Exercises Relieve Pain?

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If you have a TMJ disorder, it may be beneficial to do exercises that work out your temporomandibular joints. This may help ease pain and lessen symptoms.
26 Aug 2017 - General
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for taking the time to view the GIFs of TMJ exercises. Muscle asymmetry or imbalance is a cause of TMJ dysfunction; thus, chewing muscles need to be trained and strengthened in order to function harmoniously. Strong chewing muscles also reduce the forces applied to the joints too and prevents cartilage breakdown of the joint. The exercises have to be done with supervision by a trained pro...
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Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder is one of the most nagging conditions that patients will ever complain about. Literature has shown that exercises are superior over treatment options in alleviating TMJ related symptoms. This article serves as a guide for us in performing exercises that we can teach to patients. We must bear in mind though that there is progression of difficulty with the exercises and one with TMJ disorder will not be able to perform all the exercises immediately. I am havi...
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