Jaw acts as a hinge and connects the mandible with the skull; it is because of jaw only that one is able to speak, yawn, chew or swallow. If somehow the disk gets displaced then it causes Temporal Mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ).
If you have TMJ then opening and closing of the mouth will become difficult; in fact if tmj not treated immediately then it may lead to severe problems. Grinding or crunching sound is there when one opens and closes the moth, if TMJ problem is there.
There are several causes of TMJ. Any activities which cause strain in the jaw can lead to TMJ. Headaches and pain in the ears are some of the problems related to TMJ.
When suffering form pain people think allopathic treatment will provide quick relief. And so many often they ask, can a chiropractor fix tmj and relieve me from the pain. A chiropractor will definitely help a patient to get relief from the intense pain.
A chiropractor is not only interested in treating the patient just for a particular period of time; in fact he will help you to get rid of the disease forever.
A chiropractor will carry out a detailed study of the problem and after properly understanding the cause of the problem will start the treatment. Chiropractic is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of the disorders which are of mechanical nature and the effect which it has on the nervous system and the health of the people. Today chiropractic is gaining popularity.