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Jaw Issues Treated by TMJ Physiotherapy in Brampton

TMJ Physiotherapy offers specialized care for people experiencing jaw problems related to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Dysfunction or pain in this joint can lead to several issues that affect jaw movement, chewing, and overall quality of life.

Here are some jaw problems that can be effectively treated with TMJ physiotherapy:
Jaw Issues

These are just a few examples of the jaw issues our physiotherapists in Brampton address. For a comprehensive assessment and customized treatment plan to suit your needs, we recommend scheduling a consultation with us.

Techniques Used in TMJ Physiotherapy

TMJ physiotherapy includes different techniques that relieve pain, improve function, and address the root causes of TMJ disorders.
Here are some of the key techniques used in TMJ physical therapy:

Manual Therapy

Physiotherapists use their hands to mobilize joints and apply soft tissue techniques around the jaw and neck. This can help reduce pain, increase mobility, and improve TMJ function.

Therapeutic Exercises​

Therapeutic Exercises

Specific exercises can strengthen the muscles around the jaw. These exercises may include controlled opening and closing of the jaw, side-to-side movements, and stretches that target the muscles involved in mastication (chewing).

Relaxation Techniques​

Relaxation Techniques

Techniques that relax the jaw muscles may be especially helpful for patients who clench or grind their teeth (bruxism). This may include guided muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises, and biofeedback.


Trigger Point Therapy

Involves identifying and treating trigger points—tight knots within muscles that can contribute to pain and dysfunction in the TMJ and surrounding areas.


Causes Of TMJ

What Are The Causes Of TMJ Problems?

Respiratory problems occur for a variety of reasons, affecting the airways, lung tissue, and the muscles and nerves that control breathing. Common reasons include:

What To Expect On Your First Visit

During your first visit to a TMJ physiotherapist, you take an important step toward eliminating jaw discomfort and improving overall jaw function.
Here’s what you can typically expect during your initial consultation:

Tips for Maintaining TMJ Health After Physiotherapy

TMJ problems can occur for a variety of reasons, affecting the joint itself, the muscles that control jaw movement. Understanding these causes is critical for effective treatment. Here are some of the common causes of TMJ problems:

Maintaining TMJ Health
The Benefits of TMJ Physiotherapy

The Benefits of TMJ Physiotherapy

TMJ physiotherapy offers a holistic and effective approach to treating TMJ disorders, providing numerous benefits. Here are some of the key benefits: