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Why I Measure Muscle Activity in Chronic Pain Patients

Have you ever found yourself snapping at someone simply because you were already in pain or uncomfortable or having a bad day?  They didn’t do anything serious, but you over-reacted because you were already at your limit.  Maybe your day was going terribly wrong, [...]

2021-07-26T02:53:12-04:00July 26th, 2021|

Why People Grind

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is quite prevalent in the general population and often associated with hypersensitive teeth, aching jaw muscles, headaches, tooth wear, and damage to dental restorations (crowns or fillings), as well as fractured teeth. Because tooth grinding, or bruxism, often [...]

2021-07-19T08:18:49-04:00July 19th, 2021|

Why TENS is used to Help Diagnose and Treat Headaches, Migraines & Jaw Pain

Billions of dollars are spent each year on medication that helps to reduce the severity of headaches, migraines, and jaw pain.  In addition, loss of income due to inability to work, lost productivity, and the medical costs of treating these common conditions are much [...]

2021-07-12T01:10:16-04:00July 12th, 2021|

Treating TMD, Migraines and Jaw Pain – Phase 1

If you suffer with TMD, migraines or jaw pain, and have been diagnosed with a misalignment of your jaw that’s causing your symptoms, there are many treatment approaches that can prove useful in providing relief. The primary goal of TMD treatment is to properly [...]

2021-05-10T05:27:57-04:00May 10th, 2021|

Diagnosing & Treating TMD, Migraines and Jaw Pain

Research estimates that over half of the population experiences some signs and symptoms of TMD (Temporo-Mandibular Disorder).  Many of the patients left untreated have continuing underlying pathology that decreases the qualify of their lives.  Typical signs and symptoms of TMD include: Recurring shoulder, next, [...]

2021-05-04T01:48:24-04:00May 4th, 2021|

Common Treatments for TMJ pain that can cause more harm in the long-term

TMJ is is the term used for Temporomandibular joint, which is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull.  When this joint is injured or damaged, it can led to pain, difficulty chewing, clicking and popping, headaches, locked jaw, and other issues. There [...]

2021-03-15T03:04:15-04:00March 15th, 2021|

Facial pain

Facial pain can be sharp or dull, achy or throbbing, constant or sporadic.  There are many different reasons for why a person can suffer from facial pain.  Here are the most common ones: Injury or infection An injury to the face or teeth, or [...]

2021-03-08T00:30:50-05:00January 30th, 2021|

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