Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD) is a collective term encapsulating conditions that impair the normal functioning of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), muscles, and surrounding structures. Involving pain in the jaw joint and surrounding tissues or limitation in jaw movement, it is often correlated with aural symptoms like tinnitus and vertigo.

The etiology of TMD remains multifactorial, involving biomechanical, neuromuscular, and psychosocial factors. It can manifest as myofascial pain, internal derangement of the TMJ or degenerative joint disease. Though complex in nature, diagnosis principally relies on history taking and clinical examination rather than high-tech imaging.

Treatment strategies for TMD are diverse and range from conservative management such as pharmacotherapy and physical therapy to more invasive procedures like arthrocentesis or surgery. The goal is not only to alleviate symptoms but also to restore normal function.


Exact Match Keyword: Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
N-Gram Classification: Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
Substring Matches: Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, TMJ Dysfunction
Category: Health/Medical/Dental
Search Intent: Informational/Research/Treatment
Semantic Relevance:Parent Category:Subcategories:Synonyms:Similar Searches:Related Searches:Geographic Relevance:Topically Relevant Entities:

OSTEOPATHY EAST BALLINA CLINIC

Is it time to take charge of your health?

Book an appointment or join our waitlist today.

Address

2/44 Links Ave, East Ballina, NSW 2478

Ballina Osteopath

Foundation Health is your local provider of Osteopath services. We offer a wide range of Osteo treatments to the communities surrounding Lennox Head, East Ballina, Ballina, Suffolk Park and Byron Bay.

Take care of all your injuries by booking an appointment today!

Clinic Hours
Mon - Friday

8:00am – 6:30pm
Saturday

9:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday

CLOSED
Reception Hours
Mon - Friday

8:00am – 4:30pm
Copyright© Foundation Health Osteopathy 2024
Book Online
Call
The review us on google badge.