Massage for Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction

Incorporated Modalities

  • Deep Tissue

  • Myofascial Release

  • Myofascial Unwinding

  • Certified Intraoral Massage

  • Craniosacral Therapy

  • Lymphatic Clearing

Benefits of Massage for TMJ Dysfunction

  • Decreased muscle tension in head, neck and jaw

  • Decreased grinding and clenching

  • Decreased clicking and grating with jaw movement

  • Decreased mouth and jaw discomfort

  • Decreased headaches associated with TMJ dysfunction

  • Decreased pain and paresthesia in the upper extremities stimulated by TMJ dysfunction

  • Increased bilateral TMJ range of motion

  • Increased cervical range of motion

  • Eases movement of jaw

  • Encourages even movement of bilateral TMJs

  • Improves difficulties swallowing

  • Balances uneven palate and TMJ alignment

  • Balances hips to support hold of TMJs and cranial alignment

  • Reduces tinnitus related to TMJ alignment

  • Reduces dizziness caused by TMJ dysfunction