Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
stands for Temporomandicular Joint Dysfunction. Some of the symptoms of TMJ are jaw pain, neck pain, headaches, clicking or locking of the jaw, and difficulty chewing.
TMJ is a sign of underlying neck problems and can be treated by a physical therapist with most patients feeling results within 1-2 visits.
At Atlantic Physical Therapy Center, Monroe Physical Therapist, Tom Puckhaber has taken a special interest in finding and treating the root causes of TMJ. He has been successful in the treatment of TMJ as well as neck issues including cervicogenic headaches and dizziness (vertigo).