All your connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and muscles are part of soft tissues. Overexertion, accidents or stress can cause discomfort or searing pain in these regions.
The Basics of Dry Needling
Here are some important pointers and facts that you should know about TMJ Disorders. It is estimated that around half the population of the US has a TMJ headache.
Since chronic pain is such a prevalent medical condition—100 million people in the US suffer from chronic pain—the importance of physical therapy in treating it can’t be denied.
First, let’s start by understanding what the temporomandibular joint is and where it’s located. Your body has a temporomandibular joint on each side of your head. It connects your lower jaw, known as the mandible, to the temporal bone in your skull—hence the name, “temporomandibular.”