The treatment will start by working on the neck and pectorals muscles over the chest area by using different techniques such as: acupressure points, trigger points, kneading around the joint and muscles that are more
affected. Will carry on working on the face and scalp as well as a few neck stretching will be incorporated.
After approximately half an hour from the start of the treatment some craniosacral techniques will be used to help realise any tension left in the bones of the skull. At the end of the treatment you will feel a sense of relaxation and realise.
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome is a disorder of the jaw muscles and nerves caused by injury or inflammation to the temporomandibular joint. The temporomandibular joint is the connection between the jawbone and the skull. The injured or inflamed temporomandibular joint leads to pain with chewing, clicking, crackling, and popping of the jaw; swelling on the sides of the face; nerve inflammation; headaches, including migraines; tooth grinding (bruxism)The main TMD symptom is pain in the jaw joint. This joint is located just in front of the ear, and pain associated with TMD may involve the face, eye, forehead, ear, or neck.
Signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint dysfunction include the following:
- Pain or tenderness in the jaw, especially at the area of the joint
- Popping/clicking of the jaw (crepitus)
- Pain that feels like a toothache.
- Ear pain (earache) or sounds of cracking in the ears.
- Ringing or popping sounds in the ears .
- Headaches, including migraines.
- Blurred vision.
- Tight, stiff, or sore jaw or neck muscles.
- Muscle spasms in the jaw.
- Facial pain, mouth pain, jaw pain, cheek pain, or chin numbness or tingling.
- Pain at the base of the tongue. Pain, swelling, or a lump in the temple area.
- Difficulty chewing.
- Shoulder pain.
- Locking or dislocation of the jaw (usually after widely yawning), referred to as lockjaw.
- Dizziness or vertigo causes.
- Misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism)
- Poor posture.
- Stress or anxiety.
- Arthritis and other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders.
- Orthodontic braces, and excessive gum chewing.
(tinnitus) or a sense of fullness in the ears