The TMJ Healing Plan: Ten Steps to Relieving Headaches, Neck Pain and Jaw Disorders (Positive Options for Health) (Paperback)
The painful joint disorder known as TMJ manifests in the jaw, neck, back, and head, making it a debilitating condition that can adversely affect daily life. The many sufferers of TMJ the disorder is shockingly common, affecting 1 in 25 people often must pay exorbitant fees for dental splints ($450) or surgery (upwards of $100,000), and they are forced to invest time and energy to manage their pain. Cynthia Peterson wants to help TMJ sufferers to find a new way to alleviate their discomfort, offering tips of on posture, tongue placement, and simple physical therapy exercises that can reduce, relieve, and even eliminate TMJ-associated pain. Each section is illustrated with photos and drawings, making this invaluable guide an easy-to-use resource for those who need it most.
About the Author
Cynthia Sandquist Peterson, PT, is the educational director at Canyon Rim Physical Therapy which specializes in treating head, neck and jaw disorders. She currently lives and practices in Salt Lake City, Utah.
This TMJ self-help resource provides options and guidelines to alleviate and treat symptoms related to jaw, head, and neck disorders. A good choice for sufferers. — Library Journal