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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

By Heather Kew, Registered Massage Therapist A dear friend of mine was going to leave a gathering early, due to a throbbing headache. I asked if I could try and help, and he welcomed the chance to relieve the pain. After massaging his jaw for less than 5 minutes, he was amazed that his headache was almost gone. He never associated the issues he was having with his jaw. The jaw is often the cause of a lot of pain and discomfort, but because the pain is not always directly in the jaw, we don’t associate it. Common signs and