Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

As much as 60% of the population experiences at least one symptom of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. (TMD)

What is it?

TMD is an umbrella term covering pain and dysfunction of the muscles of mastication (the muscles that move the jaw) and the temporomandibular joints (the joints which connect the mandible to the skull.

What are the symptoms?

Have your TMJ evaluated if you are experiencing any of the following:

  • Headaches - particularly in the temporal region

  • Pain and/or clicking in the TMJ

  • Ear pain, a sense of fullness in the ear and/or tennitus (ringing) in the ear

  • Upper cervical (neck) pain and stiffness

  • Dizziness (often with tennitus)

Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Approach

At Performance Integrated Health, we take a multi-disciplinary approach to treating TMJ Dysfunction.

A Patient's treatment plan may include care from any of the following modalities:

Physiotherapy

Chiropractic

Acupuncture

Massage Therapy

Performance Integrated Health - serving South Surrey, BC White Rock, BC and surrounding areas is an integrated healthcare clinic, emphasizing preventative medicine and individualized care. We first opened our doors in 2006, and moved into our current location in July 2014. Our team includes three Chiropractors, three Physiotherapists, fifteen Registered Massage Therapists, two Naturopathic Physicians, and a Registered Acupuncturist.

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