A TMJ Chiropractor eases the problems that are occurring in the jaw bones and joints such as pain and clicking for TMJ pain treatment (Temporomandibular joint disorder).

Chiropractors use gentle natural treatments to give relief for pain
just below or next to the ear.

As a result patients suffering from this disorder are most likely to suffer from ear related problems such cracking or hearing the joints pop as the mouth opens. The joints in normal condition are supposed to act as shock absorbers, the cushioning effect seems to decrease if any joints experience misalignment or suffer cartilage breakdown.

Stress caused by chewing may at times cause unbearable pain to the patient’s joints and also to the neighboring muscles, the patient may also suffer from headache, jaw pains, dizziness and earache as a result of disturbance to normal functioning.

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What are the Causes of TMJ?

Causes of TMJ may be: jaw trauma, an uneven bite, grinding of teeth, bite imbalance as a result of dental restoration, bruxism, a wide yawn, prolonged chewing or having an open mouth for a long period of time.

It’s advisable to consult a chiropractor if popping or clicking noises are heard just in front of the ear when the mouth is open.

To determine if the symptoms are as a result of TMJ, x-rays  are carried out to determine the TMJ’s area of disfunction.

The tests and their analysis help the TMJ chiropractor to plan and device a good treatment method and determine the root cause to the problem and resultant pain.

Sould I Choose a TMJ Dentist or Chiropractor?

When trying to decide between a dentist or chiropractor for TMJ jaw pain, it’s important to consider your individual needs.  Both types of healthcare providers can offer relief in different ways.  

Depending on the intensity of the pain and underlying causes, you may need to combine dentist treatments with regular adjustments from a chiropractor.

Speak with both your dentist and us about all aspects of your condition, so that together we can determine how best to treat it and get you back to feeling relaxed and healthy again.

TMJ Chiropractor for Jaw Pain and Clicking

A chiropractor for TMJ pain is an effective treatment for TMJ pain relief. It involves therapy to help relieve pain, muscle spasms around the joint, and inflammation.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for TMJ

A TMJ chiropractor aims at reliving muscle tension around the joints working from both the inside and outside the mouth. The Trigger point method eases pain as it corrects the misalignment between the nervous system and the spine. This is more effective as it relaxes the muscles, uses certain trigger points to accurately position the jaw, and adjust joints other than having to change diet or even having to modify teeth. 3 Things to know about TMJ Chiropractic.

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Why Choose Core Wellness Centre for TMJ Treatment

Dr. Kris may suggest different types of therapies as Core Wellness Centre is a full-functioning clinic with all the latest technologies. 

Along with Chiropractic Care, we have Physiotherapy, Registered Massage Therapy, Cold Laser and Shockwave Therapies and more.

Cold laser therapy is used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation, and ultrasound therapy may be used to reduce inflammation as well as muscle spasms. The activator method that uses a tool to delivers low impact, high frequency adjustments to trigger points is considered the most effective form of chiropractic treatment.

How a TMJ Chiropractor Adjustment Works

A specialist TMJ chiropractor will be able to use gentle adjustments to align the neck, spine and jaw area.  If x-rays are required they can be taken on site and can show areas of misalignment causing the problem.

At Core Wellness Centre, Dr. Kris is an experienced chiropractor for car accident injuries, workplace injuries treatment and headache and TMJ chiropractor.  We provide a digital posture analysis, cold laser therapy and exercise routines to facilitate healing.

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FAQ Frequently Asked Questions About TMJ Chiropractic Care

What is TMJ disorder, and can chiropractic care help?

TMJ disorder involves pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and surrounding muscles.

Chiropractic care can help by addressing misalignments in the jaw and spine, reducing muscle tension, and restoring proper function to the jaw area.

What are the common symptoms of TMJ?

Common symptoms of TMJ include jaw pain or tenderness, difficulty chewing or opening the mouth fully, clicking or popping noises in the jaw, headaches, earaches and facial pain.

How do I know if I have TMJ disorder or if it's another issue causing my symptoms?

A comprehensive evaluation by a chiropractor experienced in TMJ care can help determine if your symptoms are related to TMJ disorder.

Diagnostic tests, examination of jaw function, and a review of your medical history can aid in accurate diagnosis.

Can chiropractic care effectively treat TMJ naturally?

Yes, chiropractic care offers non-invasive treatment options for TMJ. Techniques such as chiropractic adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and corrective exercises can help alleviate symptoms and restore proper jaw function.

How many chiropractic sessions are typically needed to see improvement in TMJ symptoms?

The number of sessions needed varies depending on the severity of your TMJ disorder and how your body responds to treatment.

Many patients experience significant relief within a few sessions, while others may require ongoing care for long-term management.

Is chiropractic care safe for treating TMJ jaw pain?

Yes, chiropractic care for TMJ disorder is generally safe, performed by a qualified and experienced chiropractor, Dr. Kris.

Techniques used are gentle and tailored to each patient’s specific needs, minimizing the risk of complications.

Can chiropractic care for TMJ disorder be combined with other treatments?

Yes, chiropractic care can complement other TMJ treatments, such as dental therapies, physiotherapy, osteopathy and RMT Massage therapy.

A multidisciplinary approach may enhance overall effectiveness in managing TMJ symptoms.

How can I prevent TMJ from recurring after treatment?

Dr. Kris and the Core Wellness Centre team of professionals can provide guidance on lifestyle modifications, adjustments and exercises to help prevent TMJ disorder recurrence.

Regular check-ups and maintenance care may also be recommended to maintain optimal jaw function and overall wellness.

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