Ames, IA Residents Finding Ways to Cope with TMJ Pain

According to a report by the NIH, more than 10 million Americans are suffering from TMJ disorders. What does this mean? TMJ disorders (sometimes people just call it TMJ) stands for temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders. Many people do not seek care for this...

5 Signs of a TMJ Disorder

When you hear the abbreviation TMJ, it refers to the temporomandibular or jaw joint.  The TMJ connects the lower segment of the jaw to the skull.  The TMJ is a heavily used joint, active during chewing and talking.  Problems and dysfunction within the TMJ can present...

Natural Care Options for TMJ Dysfunction in Ames, IA

The TMJ, short for temporomandibular joint, is the joint where the upper and lower jaws meet.  It is among the most complicated joints in the body because it both slides and acts as a hinge.  Problems with the TMJ can be extremely painful.  They can either arise...