Many people are becoming what Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, TMD, or best known as TMJ, is. The disorder affects the jaw joint and surrounding structures. The disorder can also lead to orofacial pain, a pain in the rest of the face. TMJ is usually divided into three. The three are the different reasons that someone may have TMJ, and each usually calls for different treatment forms. Visit this link for more information.
Inflammatory Joint Disease
TMJ as a result of inflammatory joint disease is as the name suggests. In this case, the jaw is inflamed due to some diseases. The diseases include Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Infections, and Synovitis- a synovial membrane that lubricates the joint, becoming inflamed and causing pain. Read about Reasons That You May Be Needing TMJ Treatment here.
Myofascial pain can be triggered by muscle tension in other parts of the body, such as the neck, back, and shoulders.
Internal Derangement of the Temporomandibular Joint
Due to physical injury, there can be deterioration or displacement of the cartilage disc associated with the jaw joint. For any of the above TMJ problems, Columbia Regional Center for TMJ and Orofacial Pain is the go-to team for effective treatment.