A Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a joint that connects your skull to the lower part of your jaw. A TMJ disorder refers to a condition that affects your chewing muscles that joins your lower jaw to your skill. It is extremely difficult to tolerate the excruciating pain caused by TMJ disorder.
Even though there exists a few ways to dampen the tmj pain, TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Raleigh-Durham under the guidance of Dr. Charles Ferzli, DDS offers you a wide range of TMJ Treatment in Cary and Raleigh.
If you are experiencing TMJ pain you are advised to have soft foods because it becomes easier for you to chew and there is less pressure on your jaws. Always try to consume soft or blended food as it relieves you of your pain sooner.
Using cold therapy like ice packs on your jaw can decrease the pain and discomfort. Use a clean cloth, preferably a soft fabric and wrap your ice cubes in it and apply it on your joint. Do not put the ice cubes directly onto your skin; always use a cloth. Do not apply or use the ice cubes for more than 15 to 20 minutes, do it with enough time intervals.
One of the simplest and effective ways to get rid of facial pain in Cary and Raleigh is to learn a few jaw exercises. Ask your therapist or your doctor to recommend some exercises. Dr. Charles Ferzli, DDS will teach you some smooth but pain-free exercises to soothe the pain in your jaw.
Opting for therapy, learning stress management or any other relaxation techniques can help you deal with TMJ pain more effectively. Techniques like meditation, deep and slow breathing, yoga, massage and acupuncture helps you to reduce stress and be relaxed and be relieved.
Surgery is like the last resort. When you choose to go for a TMJ surgery, which is called arthroscopy and Dr. Charles Ferzli, DDS at TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Raleigh-Durham will reposition the TMJ properly. However, TMJ is not a permanent disorder and can be cured with proper treatments.
If you live in or around Cary and Raleigh and are looking for TMJ treatment in Cary and Raleigh, visit the TMJ & Sleep Therapy Centre of Raleigh-Durham. We offer a wide range of non-surgical therapies and commit towards improving the quality of life.
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