TMJ (Jaw Pain Therapy)

Woman with TMJTMJ is often misdiagnosed and, if left untreated, can lead to a lot of pain in your neck and head. If you suffer from a great deal of head and neck pain then you should definitely check out how Dr. Fatemi handles therapy for temporomandibular misalignments. He can change your life with his amazing techniques. Living pain-free is within your grasp if you suffer from TMJ, so why wait another day?

What is TMJ?

TMJ actually refers to the joint that connects the jaw to the skull. TMJ also refers to a condition in which moving the jaw can cause pain or discomfort. Misalignments in the temporomandibular joint can worsen over time, so if you experience some of these symptoms then you might want to talk to us about getting your jaw checked out. Dr. Fatemi’s methods of physical therapy are exceptionally helpful. You won’t believe that you waited this long to seek help for your TMJ. Surgery can be an option for some people, but it is only used as a last resort. We do what we can to save you from painful and costly surgery, so come see how Dr. Fatemi can save your jaw. Our Upper Marlboro office is always taking appointments, so contact us today to set one up.

Symptoms of TMJ

  • Popping, clicking, or crackling sounds in or near the ear
  • Pain when opening or closing the mouth
  • Tenderness or soreness of the jaw
  • Pain or tenderness when chewing
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Severe pain in the joint area
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Pain around the eyes, cheeks
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Tenderness and swelling at the sides of the face
  • “Locking” of the jaw
  • Toothaches
  • Tingling or burning sensations in the mouth, tongue, or throat

The approach involves a special device worn in the mouth, along with a regime of corrective therapy. It’s an end to neck and headache pain, and a new, more comfortable life! If you live in the Upper Marlboro area and you think you may be suffering from a misalignment of the TMJ, then come visit us. We can help you out.