TMJ Problems and Your Neck: Understanding the Connection

TMJ refers to your temporomandibular joint.  These two joints, one on each side of the face, connect the lower jaw (your mandible) with your skull (the temporal bone).  The TMJ is among the most complex joints in the body.  It allows for a wide variety of movements –...

Caring for Fibromyalgia the Best Way Possible

Fibromyalgia is a complicated condition that is not well understood. As many as 5 million people are affected in the United States. It is not just experiencing widespread pain throughout the body but also may be accompanied by difficulty getting enough sleep and...

4 Beneficial Exercises for Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia causes chronic pain, muscle tenderness, and fatigue.  This pain can make daily activities and exercise seem impossible.  However, research has shown that regular exercise for people with fibromyalgia can actually improve pain, thus increasing overall...

Where Is My Jaw Pain Coming From?

The jaw is a complicated pair of joints.  Your temporomandibular joints (TMJ), one on each side of the face, combine a hinge motion to open and close the mouth with a sliding motion to move the jaw side to side.  The TMJ attaches the lower part of the jaw, your...