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Every condition is different, and each patient is treated specifically to their individual needs
Temporomandibular joint and muscle disorders, commonly referred to as TMD or TMJ Syndrome, are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in the jaw joint and the muscles that control jaw movement.. Dr Stuart Himmelstein and his staff located in NE Philadelphia, PA can treat you to relive the pain.
These causes, or conditions, fall into three main categories:
(1) muscle/myofascial pain, which involves discomfort or pain in the muscles that control jaw function
(2) internal derangement of the joint, which involves a displaced disc, dislocated jaw, or injury to the jaw
(3) arthritis, which refers to a group of degenerative/inflammatory joint disorders that can affect the temporomandibular joint.
Jaw pain or stiffness
Difficulty or discomfort while chewing
Painful jaw clicking
Locking of the jaw making it difficult to open or close the mouth.
Other symptoms include
Generalized facial pain
Ear pain, ringing
Neck and shoulder pain
Upper Cervical Chiropractic is a specific speciality of chiropractic which puts its emphasis on the atlanto-occipital joint in the upper spine. This division of chiropractic has been in practice since the 1930’s. It has many positive effects on the alignment of the spine, posture and the symptoms experienced by those who suffer with TMJ. At Dr. Stuart Himmelstein's office in NE Philadelphia, PA we use the State-of-the-Art EPAT (Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology).
The purpose of upper cervical chiropractic for TMJ is to reverse the damage done by the trauma that caused it.
Don’t let TMJ pain hold you back from living an active life. Take the first step towards healing today: Call NOW! 215-632-3074 located in NE Philadelphia, PA to schedule your appointment!
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Dr Himmelstein and his staff were extremely helpful and accommodating. I have suffered from lower back pain for a long time until I started going to Dr. Himmelstein. After several visits I feel that many of the things my back stopped me from doing were now possible here ...Lexi S.
Hands down the BEST chiropractor!! I always feel welcome when I walk in the door and Dr. Himmelstein and his staff always knows how to make me feel relaxed about getting my treatment.
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Northeast Philadelphia, Andalusia, Bensalem, Burholme Park, Bustleton, Castor Gardens, Fox Chase, Holme Circle, Lawncrest, Lexington Park, Mayfair, Morrell Park, Oxford Circle, Rhawnhurst, Rockledge, Tacony and Torresdale
CALL TODAY! (215) 632-3074 and schedule an appointment with our Philadelphia chiropractor Dr. Stuart Himmelstein and see how we can help.
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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ)
An upper cervical chiropractor corrects posture and alignment of the head, neck and spine, which can relieve painful symptoms of many disorders, including TMJ. Upper cervical chiropractic is safe, precise and gentle. When your muscles and bones are pulling evenly they each carry the weight and perform the functions they were meant to do, so they are not overly taxed or burdened with tasks and weights they were not meant to carry.