30-Second Blog “Snapshot:”
- The temporomandibular joint works like a hinge by helping your jaw open and close; it connects your jawbone to your skull.
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ) is a condition that causes pain and discomfort to the joint itself, or to the surrounding muscles that control movement.
- The pain management specialists at Southwest Spine and Pain Center explain treatment options for those suffering from TMJ disorders.
Some forms of TMJ, also called lockjaw, may benefit from nonsurgical or surgical treatment; especially if the patient in question is suffering from TMJ caused by arthritis. If you are experiencing...Read More