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During a jaw adjustment, the chiropractor will use their hands to apply a gentle, controlled force to the jaw joint to improve its alignment and movement. This can help to reduce pain, improve range of motion, and alleviate other symptoms associated with TMJ disorders.
It’s worth noting that many TMJ presentations are due to clenching or grinding, which is associated with a stress response. This is important as Chiropractors are trained to diagnose and treat the cause of the problem and if stress is the main cause, then this obviously needs to be addressed and your Chiropractor has many ways to treat these stress related responses.
Symptons can vary, but you may experience:
There are several factors that can contribute to TMJ dysfunction. These include:
In the case of TMJ dysfunction, chiropractors may use techniques to adjust the jaw joint itself, as well as the neck and upper back, which can also be contributing factors to TMJ pain.
Cranial therapy is a type of chiropractic treatment that focuses on the bones of the skull, face, and mouth, and how they relate to the overall health of the body. All Chiropractors at Karrinyup Wellness Centre have extensive training and knowledge in cranial therapy.
The theory behind cranial therapy is that the bones of the skull are not fixed, but instead have small amounts of movement that can become restricted due to injury, stress, or other factors. This can lead to tension and pain in the head and face, which can contribute to TMJ symptoms.
During a cranial therapy session, the chiropractor will use gentle, non-invasive techniques to gently adjust the bones of the skull and face, with the goal of restoring their proper movement and alignment. This may involve placing their hands on various points of the skull and face, or using light pressure to adjust the bones.
There are several ways to prevent and manage TMJ symptoms:
If you’re suffering from ongoing TMJ problems, call the Karrinyup Wellness centre to find out how a chiropractic treatment plan could reduce your symptoms associated with TMJ.
At the Karrinyup Wellness Centre we have brought together a team of chiropractors, naturopaths, massage therapists, kinesiologists and a dietitian all dedicated to providing a holistic approach to your health care. Every member of our team shares a common passion and drive: to help every person in their care to improve and reach their health and wellness potential naturally.
Servicing the areas of Karrinyup, Carine, Doubleview, Scarborough, Trigg, North Beach, Gwelup, Marmion, Duncraig and surrounding northern suburb areas.
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