TMJ refers to your temporomandibular joint, which allows your jaw to move up, down, and side to side. It also, colloquially, refers to the pain you feel when your TMJ is out of whack, otherwise known as a TMJ Disorder.
At SOPT, your physical therapist will conduct a thorough clinical examination to determine which contributing factors are causing you pain. He or she will then create a personalized treatment plan for you that reduces your pain and improves your jaw function.
While there is no definitive cause to TMJ Syndrome, there are several contributing factors, such as:
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