TMJ Dysfunction


Do You Have Jaw Pain? TMJ Dysfunction May Be To Blame.

Do you find it difficult to open your mouth to eat or yawn? When you open or close your mouth, do you hear a popping sound? If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, you may have TMJ dysfunction.

The temporomandibular joint is the link between your jawbone and your skull. TMJ dysfunction is a condition that causes discomfort and stiffness in the jaw joint and the muscles that surround it.

The good news is that you can finally say goodbye to jaw pain. Contact Plumas Physical Therapy in Blairsden and Quincy, CA today to make an appointment with one of our experienced physical therapists.

Am I Experiencing TMJ Dysfunction?

TMJ dysfunction is typically diagnosed by a doctor or dentist. However, our physical therapists can examine your medical history and administer tests to determine whether TMJ dysfunction is the reason for your pain.

TMJ pain is commonly caused by tooth misalignment, gum chewing, arthritis, teeth grinding, or jaw injury.

Symptoms of TMJ disorder include:

  • Earaches
  • Jaw pain
  • Pain with eating
  • Pain with chewing
  • Jaw popping
  • Headaches
  • Sore jaw muscles
  • Lockjaw
  • Pain in the temples

If you are experiencing these symptoms, contacting our Blairsden and Quincy, CA physical therapy clinic for pain relief is a good idea.

What To Expect At Plumas Physical Therapy

Your neck, shoulders, and thoracic spine will be thoroughly examined during your initial appointment at our Blairsden and Quincy, CA physical therapy clinic. This exam will determine whether or not those structures are causing your symptoms.

Our physical therapist will evaluate your jaw mobility and work to alleviate any neck and head muscle tension. With our treatments, you will regain normal function. Therapy also will aid in the proper interaction of your jaw muscles and joints.

One of our trained physical therapists will create a personalized care plan for you based on your needs and symptoms. Your treatment plan may include various procedures and modalities such as jaw exercises, soft tissue massage, joint mobilization, myofascial methods, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound.

Contact Our Blairsden and Quincy, CA Physical Therapy Clinic Today For Relief of TMJ Dysfunction

If you are experiencing TMJ dysfunction symptoms, it is time to take a stand against your jaw pain. Unlock a personalized treatment plan that fights off your pain. Request an appointment with Plumas Physical Therapy today.

Your Next Steps…

  1. Request An Appointment

  2. Receive A Custom Treatment Plan

  3. Work Hard and Progress In Your Recovery

  4. Recover & Enjoy Life Pain-Free!