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The Best TMJ Exercises for Pain Relief

Behind low back pain and neck pain, jaw pain is the third most common muscuoloskeletal pain presentation in the United States. An estimated 75% of the U.S. population has experienced one or more signs of TMJ Disorder. Despite these stats, it’s rarely treated conservatively despite there being very effective interventions to reduce both clicking and jaw pain(dry needling, spinal manipulation,...
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The Best Exercises for TMJ Pain Relief

Do you ever wake feeling soreness radiating after a night of grinding your teeth? Maybe it comes on mid-day after you’ve been at the desk for a while. The pain starts right in front of your ear, sometimes your neck even hurts alongside it. This is a familiar story and one that can rob you of your joy for the...
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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Treatment

Ever dealt with temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)? You know how much it can interfere with the basic pleasures of life as well as how difficult it can be to find treatment! The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is located right in front of your ear. This is the joint that connects your jawbone to your skull. This is an area of pain...
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Top 5 Exercises for TMJ Pain Relief

Maybe you wake first thing in the morning feeling the soreness radiating after a night of grinding your teeth, or maybe it doesn’t strike until mid-day after you’ve been sitting at your desk all morning. You notice the pain inching from your jaw throughout your face or neck as it slowly robs you of the rest of your afternoon. From...
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The Best Headache Relief Exercises

If you’ve had the misfortune of suffering from chronic headaches, then you know how debilitating they can be. For instance, you may miss work, avoid the gym, or simply miss out on quality time with your family and friends all from headaches. At Onward Physical Therapy, our team specializes in helping individuals suffering from headaches get their lives back. Here are...
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Best Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises

Your upper back mobility is incredibly important for athletic performance and rehabilitating from injuries to your low back, shoulders, and neck. When stiff it can put extra stress on each of these areas so mobilizing these joints can be very important. Here are a few of our favorite thoracic spine mobility exercises. Foam Roller Thoracic Spine Extensions Up first is...
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The Best Headache Relief Exercises

If you’ve been suffering from chronic headaches then you know how devastating they can be on your life. For example, missed work, skipping the gym, and lost time with your family to name a few. At Onward, our team specializes in helping individuals suffering from headaches get their lives back. Next, he will share some of his favorite headache relief exercises....