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Temporomandibular Joint [TMJ] disorder causes pain in the jaws. This pain is also accompanied by the pain caused in the neck, shoulder, and jaw of that particular area. It is difficult initially to understand the cause of the pain at the initial stage, so a proper examination is required.

The jaw bone pain impacts the side of the neck and shoulder, which causes pain in that region. This impact is more observed when there is lower jaw pain. These are usually known as the tmj problems and must be treated sooner.

What Is TMJ?

Temporomandibular Joint [TMJ] disease is the pain caused due to the jaw joint. Tmj problems affect the nearby body area of the neck, shoulder, and face muscles. Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) are problems that affect your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), or jaw joint. They also can affect the muscles of the face that help you to chew.

What are the ways for the tmj disorder treatment?

Getting the proper examination from the dental expert is the initial step to do. In some cases, these dental experts may suggest temporomandibular joint dysfunction self-care. Here are several types of treatments.


Home treatments:
Here are some of the home treatment efforts to try:

  • Using ice for reducing the swelling.
  • Eating some soft foods.
  • Avoiding unusual jaw movements.
  • Avoid eating hard food items.
  • Taking efforts to reduce the overall stress.

Here are some medication solutions:

  • Corticosteroids
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Muscle relaxers
  • Antidepressants

Physical Therapies:

  • Cooling therapy
  • Heat Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Resistance exercises
  • Stretches



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