Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) occur as a result of problems with the jaw, jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving the jaw. These disorders are often incorrectly called TMJ, which stands for temporomandibular joint.
TMJ : The best essential oils to relieve TMJ include Peppermint relieves pain, frankincense reduces inflammation an lavender relaxes the tense muscles. Mix 1 drop of each oil with tsp of coconut oil and rub onto the area of pain.
This Chart Shows You When To Use Ice Or Heat For Your Pain
Let’s face it. It’s confusing as to when to apply a heat pad or when you should get out the ice pack. Thankfully, the good folks at the Cleveland Clinic have created this handy dandy chart to help figure out what’s best for each situation.
Understanding Trigger Points – Earache with Jaw tension
How to Treat Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) with Jaw Exercises. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMD) is characterized by pain, tenderness, and compromised movement of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) and muscles of mastication.