Physical Therapy for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)

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The temporomandibular joint acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. Dysfunction can lead to the symptoms listed above, and can cause pain, headaches and difficulties that greatly decrease your quality of life. In this video, Rebecca Petrosino, Partner & Director at PTSMC Fairfield, talks about how physical therapy can help treat TMD and demonstrates a number of ways PTs may approach treatment, including manual manipulation of the joint and muscles and even dry needling of the affected joint and muscles.

tags: Physiotherapy TMJ TMD temporomandibular joint TMJ disorders


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