Jaw Pain - Physiotherapy and Deep tissue release therapy
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and the Role Of Physiotherapy Singapore
is medically known as the temporomandibular joint, which signifies the joint
between the temporal bone of the skull and the mandible. When this joint,
abbreviated to TMJ has an injury, resulting in acute or chronic inflammation,
it will cause jaw pain and result in severe impairment.
Symptoms of Painful Jaws
symptoms involved with TMJ injury or pain can range in presentations, from very
simple to very complex as there is a lot of structures involved: muscles,
nerves, tendons, ligaments, bones, connective tissue and teeth.
- Clicking, popping, or
grating sound when opening or closing the mouth
- Dull, aching pain in the
- Earache (particularly in the
- Headache (particularly in
- Hearing loss
- Migraine (particularly in
- Jaw pain or tenderness of
- Reduced ability to open or
close the mouth
- Tinnitus (ringing in the
- Neck and shoulder pain
the causes of painful jaws?
many factors and causes to developing strain and pain in the jaw and TMJ, which
- Bruxism (repeated
unconscious clenching/grinding of teeth, often at night).
- Direct trauma to the jaw
- Malalignment of the occlusal
surfaces of the teeth due to defective crowns or other restorative
- Jaw thrusting (causing
unusual speech and chewing habits).
- Excessive gum chewing or
- Size of food bites eaten.
- Degenerative joint disease,
such as osteoarthritis or organic degeneration of the articular surfaces,
recurrent fibrous and/or bony ankylosis, developmental abnormality, or
pathologic lesions within the TMJ
- Myofascial pain dysfunction
- Lack of overbite
that will help
matter requires purely dental input, we'd advise you to visit your local
dentist (if you don't have your own we have dental surgeons and dentists we
work with that we will be happy to refer you to) and they will perform their
expert dental work.
you can also get splints (mouth guards) to reduce night time teeth grinding and
clenching to reduce the direct impact and trauma, as well as get prescribed
pain relief from analgesics.
physiotherapy center in Singapore will focus on increasing the range of motion
of the TMJ, provide trigger point release of the TMJ f we find the culprit to
be a trigger point.
Regular deep tissue release to decrease muscle tension may also help in decreasing the occurrence of painful jaws.
Where to next?
- Make A Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy or Deep Tissue Release Singapore Appointment
- Arrange A CallBack or Make An E-Enquiry Here
- See the list of physiotherapy conditions we treat
- Return to Urbanrehab's Physiotherapy and Hand Therapy Singapore Home Page from our jaw pain page
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Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
- physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
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All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
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