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TMJ  - Jaw Pain – temporomandibular joint

Pain in the jaw area is normally tied to the jaw joint or the masseter muscle.These afflictions could be very painful.

Problems with the jaw could also be called a dysfunction of the joint. These are the symptoms:


  • Pain in the jaw joint itself

  • Difficult to open the mouth

  • Problems and pain in the jaw and the temple regions when chewing

  • Click sounds

  • Corresponding pain in ear, face or headache


The causes for jaw problems will vary. The most common causes are:

  • Stress

  • Strained jaw muscle

  • Whiplash

  • Incorrect tooth position

  • Arthrosis


It is not unusual to wake up in the morning with jaw myalgia from grinding the teeth or open wide the mouth during sleep.


What you can do yourself:

  • Cool down the painful area – not more than 15 minutes at a time

  • Avoid open wide your mouth to eat, and drop the chewing gum.


How we can help:

  • Afflictions of the jaw can be complicated, with many causes:

  • KA Klinikken offers you an overall consultation with extensive tests based on the latest research. We analyze how your brain and your nerve system affect the rest of your body, aiming to reduce and remove unwanted pain, and obtain long lasting results.

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Our chiropractors offer an overall treatment of your body, focusing on the interaction between the brain and the nerve system. 

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At KA Klinikken, we will help you find the best technique to fulfill your needs and requirements. Beneath, you can read about the different methods we offer, and how they may help you. 

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