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Muscle Relaxants Aren’t the Only Way to Relax a Tense Jaw

Most jaw pain related to temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) is caused by sore muscles. When your jaw muscles can’t relax, they will get sore, which causes the persistent jaw pain, facial pain, and headaches that people often complain about. One potential treatment that is sometimes recommended to relax tense jaw muscles is [...]

Head and Face Pain Hurts More Emotionally

If you don’t have TMJ, it can be hard to appreciate what sufferers are going through. Jaw pain, headaches, neck pain, earache, and other symptoms may not seem like a major burden. But the truth is that people with TMJ are seriously suffering. And the inability for doctors, employers, coworkers, and family members to understand [...]

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