Jaw Pain

Pain-Free TMJ Is Still Serious

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ or TMD) can cause a wide variety of symptoms in sufferers, and we’re not sure why they vary so greatly. As baffling as the wide array of symptoms that TMJ can cause is the fact that some people experience fewer or reduced symptoms. We’ve already talked about how [...]

Fixing Jaw Problem Gave Jessica Korda the Winning Edge in LPGA

What is it that makes the difference in a winning golf game? Is it the long drives that put you on the green a stroke earlier? Or is it the putts that put you in the hole more accurately? For 8-season veteran of the LPGA Jessica Korda, it was the putts that seemed to make [...]

How Jaw Muscle Types Can Contribute to TMJ Symptoms

TMJ is associated with many symptoms, but the most common are jaw pain and tension headaches caused by overworked and spasming jaw muscles. But not everyone is equally susceptible to these symptoms, because we have different types of muscles in our jaws, and these muscles work and fatigue differently. [...]

Is TMJ Responsible for Your Tinnitus?

Tinnitus can be a very bad diagnosis for many people. If you are diagnosed with tinnitus, you might also be told that there’s no treatment. Many people experience tinnitus that worsens over time, to the point that some tinnitus sufferers commit suicide. But not all types of tinnitus are untreatable. In fact, if [...]