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Intra-Oral Massage Therapy: Your First Appointment

Posted by Jen Fleming, RMT on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, In : Temporal mandibular joint 

Your jaw has been in pain for some time now.  Your dentist has outfitted you with a new mouth guard to protect your teeth at night.  While you can be assured your teeth are ok, you still wake up with pain and stiffness in your jaw and headaches are becoming more regular than you can stand.  As the stress in your life ratchets up, your ability to put on a happy face dwindles.  You've heard about seeing a massage therapist for stress, know it can help the tension in your shoulders and neck.  A ...


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A Dull Grind: Treating Bruxism and Clenching with Massage Therapy

Posted by Jen Fleming on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, In : Temporal mandibular joint 

Many of us, at some point in our lives have or will experience TMJ dysfunction.  Perhaps you have discovered that you clench or grind your teeth at night, or maybe your jaw is an on-going source of entertainment at birthday parties and work functions.  Everyone likes a good "weird body" trick once in a while, but when it starts to hurt or hinder your everyday life, it's time to call in a pro.  We all know to seek a dentist or other oral doctor when trouble in our mouths comes up, but did you ...


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