The Temporal Mandibular Joint is a hinge that connects the jaw to the temporal bones in the skull, which are in front of each ear. It lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew, and yawn. Its also the joint most affected when we grind our teeth,… Continue reading What Is Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ)?
The human neck is flexible and strong; consider the incredible mechanics of a stick supporting a bowling ball. As a result, the neck is often vulnerable to injuries and conditions that cause pain and restrict motion. Most of us have experienced neck stiffness or pain at some time in our lives. The key is understanding… Continue reading Preventing Neck Pain
How many times have you had a fitful night's sleep, resulting in a stiff neck? Or felt neck tightness after sitting at a computer for hours? Most of us have experienced neck pain at some point. Years of bending, lifting, turning, and twisting can really take their toll. Considering all that repetitive stress, it's no… Continue reading When Neck Pain Becomes More Than Just A ‘Pain In The Neck’.