Feldenkrais and TMJ disorders

 

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Try hypnotic TMJ therapy (Shock Wave Flash)  Open and close. Slowly, gently. 

Temporomandibular Joint and Muscle Disorders (TMJDs) refer to a complex and poorly understood set of conditions that can cause pain in the area of the jaw joint and associated muscles and/or cause problems using the jaw. Both or just one of the TM joints may be affected. TMJDs can affect a person’s ability to speak, eat, chew, swallow, make facial expressions, and even breathe. 

TMJ problems can lead to chronic head, neck and shoulder pains. The cost of treatments can be prohibitive, especially if surgery is necessary. 
Common Symptoms or Conditions
• Headaches
• Bruxism (grinding teeth)
• Neck and Facial Pain
• Earaches
• Tooth Sensitiviy
Typical Treatment Options
• Massage 
• Chiropractic
• Dental Splints
• Orthodontic Work
• Jaw Surgery
The Solution
The TMJ Program uses a unique understanding of human neurology to reduce chronic tension in the jaw, face, neck, and upper back, and to reverse long-standing movement habits responsible for the original TMJ symptoms. The Intelligent Body TMJ Program contains 6 lessons, each about 10 minutes in length. These lessons are based on the Feldenkrais Method® and are gentle and easy to do. 
TMJ symptoms can disappear within days of using these exercises. This program offers an idea first step in the treatment of this condition. In most cases it will eliminate the need for further measures, and if additional medical intervention is needed, your new movement patterns will increase the chances of treatment success. 

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