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Four Side Effects of Having TMJ and How to Avoid Them. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a sliding hinge that connects the jawbone to the skull. There is one joint on each side of the jaw. TMJ disorder is characterized by pain in the joint as well as the muscles that control jaw movements. Common causes of TMJ disorder include disk erosion, a jaw joint that becomes misaligned, damaged joint cartilage that is caused by arthritis, or an injury or other incident that results in joint damage. In...
Posted on 2019-09-30
How NOT to Treat Your Pulled Muscles at Home. A pulled muscle refers to a strained, twisted, or torn muscle or an injured tendon, the latter of which is a strong elastic-like tissue that connects muscles to bones. The symptoms of a pulled muscle include: swelling and bruising at the injury site, muscle weakness, the sudden onset of pain, soreness, reduced mobility, stiffness, and pain during movement. There are a number of beneficial home remedies such as the use of over-the-counter nonsteroid...
Posted on 2019-08-31
Yoga Moves to Help With Chronic Back Pain. It’s estimated that between 49-70 experiencing active episodes of back pain. Rarely is back pain a one-time episode; rather, for most, it is a chronic issue that requires further treatment and even adjustments to one’s life. Often more than just the pain, chronic back pain can cause other problems in a person’s life including anxiety, depression, disability and a decreased quality of life. This fact has moved researchers and indi...
Posted on 2019-07-30
6 Tips to Prevent Lower Back Pain at Work. You may be surprised to know that the second most common reason adults visit a physician is for back pain. In addition to sick leave, nearly $90 billion is spent on the diagnosis and management of lower back pain annually in the US. The spine is arguably one of your most precious assets, helping to keep you upright and providing the framework for a stable body in motion and at rest. Keeping the spine in good working...
Posted on 2019-06-30
. 5 Benefits of Keeping Up with Your Physical Therapy. If you’ve suffered an injury, it’s likely that your physician has recommended physical therapy as part of your treatment plan. In some cases, people with injuries, chronic pain, or limited mobility choose surgery over physical therapy, as they consider surgery to be a quick and more efficient way to cure the problem. However, given the fact that physical therapy is the least intrusive treatment, it’s wise to try physical ...
Posted on 2019-05-10
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