The Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) is used throughout the day moving the
jaw, especially in biting, chewing, talking, and yawning. It is one of
the most frequently used joints of the body. Temporomandibular joint disorder
(TMD/TMJ Syndrome), is a term that refers to acute or chronic inflammation
of the TMJ. The disorder can result in significant pain and impairment.
When working with a Daviess Hospital Therapist, each patient is assessed
to create an individualized treatment plan.