TMJ, Headaches and Neck Pain

Neck pain is one of the most common ailments that we see in the practice. There are many causes of neck pain, including sports injuries or road traffic accidents, cumulative stress from poor posture and emotional and psychological tension, arthrosis and arthritis.

Dysfunction in the neck can create jaw (TMJ) pain and headaches, which can be acute or chronic. This may lead to facial pain, headaches, tinnitus, vertigo or a clicky jaw.

When you come for treatment first we take a full history. You may be surprised how detailed this can be. We believe that we need the whole story to get the treatment right for you. This is followed by practical, hands on examination; from this we will discuss our findings, insights and a bespoke treatment plan will be devised and shared with you.

We never know how many treatments will be required, however we continually assess. Generally we say that a difference will be noted after 4 treatments and we will update our treatment plan to suit.