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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|

How Your Face Muscles Contribute to Jaw Pain

Research clearly shows that 90% of facial pain is due to muscle. The work of Dr. Janet Travell, M.D., has singularly defined the nature of and cause of pain and has led to real treatment solutions, rather than relying on medication. Travel has shown [...]

2021-07-05T03:32:08-04:00July 5th, 2021|

The Long-term Impact of Untreated TMJ Disorder

If you have jaw pain, clicking or popping in your jaw joint, headaches, migraines or any of the numerous signs and symptoms of TMJ disorder, also known as TMD (Temporo-Mandibular Disorder), you are not alone.  If you have suffered with TMD for many years, [...]

2021-05-24T00:18:23-04:00May 24th, 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|

How to never suffer from migraines again

“I first started having pain in my face, and around my jaw joint, around 25 years ago.  It got worse, and then I got migraines, and these got so bad, I would hide in my closet since light of any kind made the migraines [...]

2021-03-01T01:24:58-05:00March 1st, 2021|

TMJ Pain Gone Forever

If you suffer from migraines, jaw pain, and other Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) symptoms, you are probably excited to learn that you can get permanent relief from your debilitating pain.  There is a TMJ dental appliance, also called a Fixed or Removable Orthotic, that can [...]

2021-02-22T05:04:07-05:00February 22nd, 2021|

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