Whiplash Can Cause TMJ

Most people think of whiplash injury as a neck injury, but the impact of whiplash can go beyond your neck. Many people develop other injuries and conditions as a result of whiplash injuries. One common injury that occurs because of whiplash is temporomandibular joint disorders (called either TMJ or TMD). If [...]

Break These 10 Habits That Can Make TMJ Worse

Temporomandibular joint disorders (called either TMJ or TMD) can result in numerous types of pain and dysfunction that can impact your quality of life. For many people, TMJ doesn’t need professional care. It can go away with simple home care, including avoiding bad habits that make it worse. Here are the [...]

TMJ vs. Ménière’s Disease: What’s Causing Vertigo and Ear Symptoms?

Many people in Fort Atkinson experience troubling ear-related symptoms. Vertigo, ringing in the ears (tinnitus), ear fullness, and ear pain can be disruptive, even disabling. Part of what makes these symptoms troubling is that it’s hard to get a good explanation, especially one that leads to relief of [...]

Two Common Causes of Chronic Daily Headaches

If you have headaches nearly every day, it’s likely you have chronic daily headaches. Chronic daily headaches are defined as headaches that occur on fifteen or more days a month, and last for at least three months before they meet the clinical definition. While some people have primary chronic daily headaches--those [...]

Be Alert for TMJ Symptoms Over the Holidays

Thanksgiving is the big kickoff for the festive holiday season for visiting with family and friends. Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and more can lead to big social gatherings. This can be a truly joyous time, but it can also be a painful time, thanks in part to temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ)

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