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AICA Atlanta’s Chiropractors Can Treat TMJ

Aug 18, 2016

Many people are surprised by the vast reach Chiropractic Care has when it comes to addressing and treating painful conditions that go beyond back and neck pain.

In fact, when it comes to Chiropractic Care, the benefits are almost endless!

While it’s easy to connect Chiropractic treatment with back conditions, people who suffer from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ) can find immediate relief at our Atlanta office.

What Is TMJ?

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder speaks to a group of variables that ultimately affect the temporomandibular joint that connects your jaw to your skull.

Some of the more common symptoms associated with TMJ include:

  • Significant pain in your jaw, teeth, or cheeks
  • Clicking noises
  • Inability to open or close mouth without having your jaw lock up
  • Painful headaches
  • Hearing issues
  • Severe dizziness
  • Earaches

What Causes TMJ?

There are a variety of causes behind TMJ, which your AICA Chiropractors will review during your examination.

Some of the more common causes of TMJ include:

  • Severe trauma or dislocation
  • Physical stress
  • Emotional stress
  • Extending your mouth open for too long
  • Clenching your teeth

Interestingly enough, studies show that women are four times more susceptible to TMJ than men.

Chiropractic Treatment for TMJ Patients Near Atlanta

If you suffer from TMJ, scheduling an examination with an experienced Chiropractor is the first step toward living a pain- life.

A Chiropractor can offer a customized treatment plan that directly aligns with the characteristics of your particular condition.

Every angle will be explored to determine the cause of your condition, which allows you to move forward with your life knowing how to avoid specific triggers that affect your health.

Most treatment plans for TMJ include regular Chiropractic Adjustments, specific exercise routines, and temperature therapy depending on the extent of the condition.

You can schedule a consultation with an experienced Chiropractor by calling us at (404) 889-8828 or by filling out our online submission form.

We are available every day throughout the week, 24 hours a day and are more than happy to answer any questions you may have about:

  • What to expect if you have never seen a Chiropractor before
  • What type of treatment options may be available
  • Information regarding insurance coverage
  • Transportation and directions

Give AICA Atlanta a call today for immediate TMJ pain relief and start living your life again!


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