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Are you experiencing difficulty chewing or opening the jaw, this can be a precursor to TMJ onset?

Are you experiencing difficulty chewing or opening the jaw, this can be a precursor to TMJ onset?

TMJ dysfunction, also known as TMD is a ubiquitous condition affecting nearly 10 million Americans. (1) Often times before it develops into full TMJ dysfunction there are precursors or clues that start to show prior to full-blown chronic TMJ dysfunction occurs. The most common precursor to TMJ is jaw muscle tightness which causes decreased ability […]

Ear Pain Can Be Masked by Neck Pain

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It has been our experience in our Wasco based upper cervical health care office that ear pain and neck pain can be intimately connected.  Sometimes patients have neck pain and ear pain and determining which is the root cause can be difficult. With that said in an upper cervical office, the goal always is to […]

What is the Difference Between TN and TMJ, and How Upper Cervical Chiropractic Can Help.

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Many people who suffer with facial pain, jaw pain, and ear pain have a tough time differentiating  what syndrome they suffer from TMJ or TN. With the advent of google it has become easy to become bombarded with too much info.  Unfortunately many who suffer with pain syndromes like tmj and trigeminal neuralgia getting a […]