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In article published by the Parkinson’s Resource Organization there is a belief that most movement disorders such as Parkinson’s, Tourette’s, and Dystonia’s are due to a TMJ (temporomandibular joint) problem. So, what’s the connection? When you thoroughly examine and screen patients suffering the effects of Parkinson’s...

The temporomandibular (tem-puh-roe-man-DIB-u-lur) joint (TMJ) acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. You have one joint on each side of your jaw. TMJ disorders — a type of temporomandibular disorder or TMD — can cause pain in your jaw joint and...

      What’s the Connection? TMJ and Sleep Did you know that many patients who suffer from sleep disorders are also dealing with a problem directly related to disorders in their temporomandibular joint (TMJ)? If you are one of the estimated 40 million+ Americans who suffer each year from...

      Mouth Breathing, Neck Pain and Posture – The Connection to TMJ Wondering how TMJ & Sleep breathing disorders are related? Here is one example: Mouth Breathing. During human development, when nasal breathing is blocked, and mouth breathing occurs, the result can be abnormal or insufficient...

      What’s the connection? TMJ and Headaches. When you have a headache, you might not think your jaw could be the cause, but the TMJ or temporomandibular joint could be the culprit. The TMJ is the hinge connecting your jaw to your skull allowing you to...

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