Craig Amrine L.Ac.
Acupuncture Reduces TMJ Pain
Many people struggle with TMJ pain or temporomandibular joint pain. This can include pain in the jaw, inability to fully open or close your mouth, ear-aches, headaches, grinding teeth, and even locking of the jaw. What causes it? Reasons can include deformity or old injuries of the jaw, injury, dental problems, or most commonly, stress. A formal study foundHEREcited back in 2010 showed that acupuncture at once per week for 8 weeks significantly reduced pain for 89% of the patients.