The TMJ moves due to the contraction of the masseter, temporalis and pterygoid muscles. Their tone is controlled by the brain-stem housed by the ATLAS. TMJ is highly correlated to the upper cervical spine injury. The muscles of mastication are controlled by the fifth cranial nerve.
What Is Causing My Face Pain? Los Angeles Upper Cervical Chiropractic There are many conditions that can cause face pain. It is also true that many things that cause face pain can be caused by a neck problem. Face pain can be caused by the following conditions: Dental problems Trigeminal neuralgia(TN) TMJ/TMD Sinus Problems […]
Can Upper Cervical Chiropractic Help TMJ or TMD? TMJ Los Angeles. TMJ is a common health condition. It is usually associated with other health conditions such as ringing in the ears, vertigo, neck and shoulder pain. When TMJ is severe enough it can be debilitating to the individual who suffers. When TMJ is at its […]
TMJ Treatment Los Angeles TMJ is the term used for the painful condition impacting the Temporomandibular joint of the jaw. […]
TMJ Specialist Los Angeles – Blair Upper Cervical Chiropractic Los Angeles TMJ, is a painful and often times chronic condition that affects the tempo-mandibular joint of the jaw. Pain, stiffness, clicking, grinding, and numbness can impact the joint, muscles, and tissue of one or both of the joint of […]