Treating TMJ: A Journey to a Pain-Free Life
Headaches, jaw pain, biting your tongue, mouth or cheek. Even neck, shoulder and back pain can all be symptoms of TMJ. TMJ is a best described as dysfunction of the jaw muscles and joints. It can be as minor as popping or clicking when the mouth is opened and closed, or as serious as persistent pain extending into the face, neck and shoulders. TMJ is curable. This podcast will take you step by step through the process of becoming pain-free.
Before you start your journey to a pain-free life, let’s meet your guide. A seminar in Atlantic City New Jersey, on the effects the jaw and bite have on the spine, became a career defining moment for Dr Insolera. Setting him on his lifelong mission and decade’s long commitment to helping people have a healthier,… Read More
You use your jaw more than 5,000 times a day. If your jaw is not functioning properly, that dysfunction leads muscle trauma. When muscle is not happy it changes bone. This is the root cause of headaches, shoulders, neck, mouth pain and more. If this journey is a stairway, the Complimentary Cure Consult is the… Read More
You have met Dr Insolera, you have come in for your Cure Consult, what’s next? The New Patient Exam. In this Episode we discover what goes into gathering the proper information from a patient so Dr. Insolera and his team have the knowledge and data to build a solid treatment plan.
Now with the new patient exam complete it is time to move to the next step. In this episode Dr Insolera discusses building a plan for the patient. Then going over that plan in great detail with the patient, and most importantly, getting a commitment from the patient to follow the plan.
After what is often a lifetime of dysfunction you are now fitted with an orthotic that allows your bite to function properly. In this Episode Dr Insolera discusses this very important step in the treatment plan, and why this is your first day with the correct bite.
In this episode we fast forward in your treatment plan to the point where you measurements have improved, your muscle is changing and your ready to move on to Orthotic number two. Dr Insolera will discuss what he needs to see at this point for you to move on.
An extremely important component to Dr Insolera’s method of treating your jaw disfunction is posture and head placement. In very important Episode Dr Insolera is joined by Jamie, one of the Physical Therapist he works with to help patience improve posture and get their head aligned to help promote better breathing and function.
Continuing on the theme of previous episode, in Episode 7, Dr Insolera is joined by Julia, a Massage Therapist he works with to help patient gain whole body health. They discuss the techniques they use to get joints functioning properly and the role postural influence has on the bite.
The previous episodes have taken us step by step through the processes at the TMJ and Sleep Center. In this Episode, three graduates of the TMJ and Sleep Center share their journey to a cure. We find out where they were, where they are now, and how working with Dr. Insolera has changed their lives…. Read More