See the latest news and information about TMJ and related issues that's reported in the medical and scientific literature.
Nearly half of people with neck pain develop chronic symptoms. However, what leads neck pain to become chronic is not well understood.
Fibromyalgia is known to trigger widespread musculoskeletal pain, but few studies have examined the link between the condition and temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD).
Clinicians for years have seen a relationship between auto injuries and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), but the exact mechanism of injury has yet to be discovered.
Damage to the temporomandibular joint is known to cause a long list of problems and medical complications in patients with temporomandibular disorders, or TMD. Former research has linked TMD with fibromyalgia, and studies have also demonstrated that TMD patients are at risk of chronic headache, just to name a few associations.
Both headaches and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD or TMJ) pain are common health complaints. Recent studies have observed a relationship between tension-type or migraine headaches and TMD. However, little research has been done to investigate the link between chronic daily headaches and TMD.
Two recent studies on temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain and trauma provide some important information on what kind of treatments work best—and the factors that complicate treatment.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition with many varied symptoms. Temporomandibular joint disorders are one potential symptom. A recent study sought to add to the understanding of TMJ disorders in patients with fibromyalgia. The study compared TMD features in 40 women with fibromyalgia with TMD in 40 healthy participants.
A study has found an association between moderate and severe temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJD) and headache in children and teens. Disorders of this joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull plagues many patients, including young people who have sustained head or spine injury.