tmj  Mission Viejo, CA

With increasingly stressful lifestyles, people have a tendency to unconsciously clench and grind their teeth when stressed, or when sleeping. Other unexpected influences affect the jaw as well, such as stress, posture, head position and one of the most notorious: auto accidents.

Too often, problems with the jaw are left unaddressed, or even not considered.

Many people experience a “click in the jaw” or notice that their jaw doesn’t open in a linear, “straight line up and down” way, when they look in the mirror.
Perhaps you have had this experience, and thought nothing of it. The problem is that these are actual indicators that the jaw is not functioning properly and could lead to greater problems down the road.

Such as:

  • Headaches
  • Dental issues
  • Neck issues
  • Arthritis

Chiropractic Care can help.

Dr. Jan checks the muscles that support the jaw, the alignment of the jaw, and its function and motion. There are corrective adjustments that he will perform, and will teach you exercises to do at home to reduce your jaw stress and support more normal TMJ function.
This can relieve, and prevent pain, while helping you avoid more serious conditions that can emerge with a misaligned jaw.

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