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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (tmj) (tmd) / Myofacial Pain Disorder Torrance, CA

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (tmj) (tmd) / Myofacial Pain Disorder

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (tmj) (tmd) / Myofacial Pain Disorder

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder / Myofacial Pain Disorder is a pathological process that can be incited by subconscious habits. Some habits that are notable in leading to Temporomandibular Joint Disorder / Myofacial Pain Disorder is grinding and clenching. Grinding and Clenching increases the pressure and tension placed on the joint and can lead to arthritis in the future. In addition to increasing joint pressure and tension, constant muscle function and use will lead to inflammation of the muscle and Temporomandibular Joint. Any muscle in the body that is over functioned and used will have inflammation and lead down the path of pain. A main form of treatment and path to diminish the stress and strain from grinding and clenching is application of botox into the muscles of the Temporomandibular Joint. Botox into these muscle groups will decrease the stress and strain placed and lead to relief from Temporomandibular Joint Disorder / Myofacial Pain Disorder.

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