ProActive Chiropractic provides expert chiropractic adjustments for Jaw Pain / TMJ in San Francisco.
A person with temporomandibular (TMJ) dysfunction will experience popping or clicking in one or both of the jaw joints (located right in front of the ear).
Most commonly, people experience jaw pain or TMJ dysfunction if they clench or grind their teeth, after trauma to the face/head, or after dental work, braces or invisalign.
Eight muscles work together to open and close the jaw. If any or all of these muscles aren’t working properly, they can cause an imbalance in the opening and closing motion, which can lead to pain and clicking in the jaw.
After a detailed history, our doctors will perform a thorough exam determining how the muscles that move the jaw are functioning, then perform a treatment specific to those findings. This thorough approach is how our doctors are able to help our patients feel better, faster. One common question we get is if we crack the jaw. The answer is no; Jaw treatment doesn’t consist of cracking the jaw but rather balancing the muscles of the jaw and the upper neck.
Get expert non-surgical jaw pain treatment in the San Francisco Downtown area. Call 415-762-8141 or schedule an appointment online now.