Is your jaw pain related to your poor neck posture?
The joint between the mandible (lower jaw) and temporal bone of the skull is called a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) or Jaw joint.  Jaw pain (TMJ pain) is a common condition that can be caused by arthritis or injury or simply tooth ache. But did you know that one of the most common and overlooked cause of TMJ pain is poor posture of the cervical spine, namely forward head postureIn this blog lets understand more about this pain and discuss 5 symptoms that indicate that you may be suffering from a TMJ or jaw issue. 
Here are 5 symptoms that indicate that you may be suffering from a TMJ or jaw issue:
1. You are unable to move your jaw freely as there is a stiffness in and around your jaw.
2. You can hear clicking or popping sounds in your jaw.
3. You have pain in your jaw, neck and ears while eating or chewing food.
4. Your teeth may feel sensitive.
5. You suffer from headaches that go along the TMJ to the sides of the head.
Most people with jaw or TMJ (temporomandibular joint) pain can recover with simple postural correction strategies. However if the initial symptoms are ignored and the condition becomes chronic it will take longer for them to resolve and settle down.
Watch this video for more details on a common presentation of jaw pain caused by postural deviations of the cervical spine:

Learn more details and  exercises for TMJ pain in the free training on "Manage your jaw pain by correcting your posture" in my free community HERE.
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