Have you ever woken up with tenderness around your jaw, cheeks or up by your temples? Have you found that your jaw is stiff after a stressful day at work? Maybe you’ve noticed that your mouth feels achy when you’re talking or eating certain foods?
Our jaw can hold a lot of pressure and tension when we are stressed. Stress causes tension in the body which can lead us to clenching the jaw more frequently creating pressure within the joints in the jaw – the Tempromandibular Joint (TMJ). TMJ is one of the most frequently used joints in the whole body. Many of us don’t even think that the cause of our migraine or pain in our neck could be a result of a problem in the jaw , however, Tempromandibular Disorder (TMD) affects around one in four of us. Massage Therapists are usually the last port of call for TMJ sufferers, after the dentist and/or doctor. There are so many great massage techniques that can be used to treat TMD symptoms and causes, easily and effectively.
At The Refinery we offer TMJ / TMD treatment for jaw pain with our Deep Tissue, TMJ and Pregnancy Massage therapist Amy Moffat
As with all treatments Amy begins with a consultation and, specifically for TMJ, an assessment of the jaw, followed by a postural assessment to understand what possible muscle imbalances could be influencing TMD. During the treatment Amy utilises soft tissue massage, trigger point therapy and fascial release to remove restrictions in the tissues and bring functionality back to the body. Treating in this non-invasive way reduces the need for traditional and sometimes extensive dental work, while also significantly reducing pain. Many clients have reported significant progress after three/four successive appointments, many feeling relief after the first session.
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