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How to Head Off Headaches from Outdoor Activities

April 27th, 2022|Comments Off on How to Head Off Headaches from Outdoor Activities

Now that spring is here in Columbia, SC, we increase our time spent outdoors. Whether hiking or biking in the woods, fishing the lakes and rivers, or just gardening in your backyard, it feels [...]

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Men and Women Experience Chronic Pain Differently

March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on Men and Women Experience Chronic Pain Differently

According to research, males and females may have completely different mechanisms for developing pain sensitivity. Since pain sensitization is critical to developing chronic pain, it may explain why women are more likely to develop [...]

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How to Choose the Best TMJ Dentist

March 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on How to Choose the Best TMJ Dentist

If you are suffering from temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD), you should try to get it treated soon. TMJ is often a progressive condition that worsens when you leave it untreated. Failure [...]

Fingers Tingling? You Could Have TMJ

February 3rd, 2022|Comments Off on Fingers Tingling? You Could Have TMJ

If you experience numbness or , there are plenty of possible culprits. Your doctor may jump to diabetes, a common cause of nerve damage in extremities. It’s also a known symptom of stroke, [...]

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5 Reasons Your Headaches Spiked over the Holidays

January 5th, 2022|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Your Headaches Spiked over the Holidays

Welcome to 2022! Here’s to hoping that you and yours all enjoyed a happy holiday season to close out 2021. However, we also know that for many people the bright holiday celebrations might have [...]

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Why Does My Tinnitus Change When I Move My Jaw?

December 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Why Does My Tinnitus Change When I Move My Jaw?

{{{{link id='50430' text='Tinnitus is a mysterious symptom'}}}} that occurs for many different reasons. Often, tinnitus is associated with hearing loss. Other times its origin is unknown. However, if your tinnitus changes when you move [...]

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What’s the Difference between TMJ and TMD?

November 10th, 2021|Comments Off on What’s the Difference between TMJ and TMD?

If you are experiencing jaw pain, headaches, and other symptoms, you might have started to research the cause. You might have come across references to TMJ and TMD, and you might have wondered what [...]

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Could Your Vertigo be a Sign of TMJ?

October 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Could Your Vertigo be a Sign of TMJ?

If you suffer from vertigo, you may have been told many things about the cause — that it’s an inner ear problem like Meniere’s disease or labyrinthitis, that it could be tied to medication, [...]

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What Is TENS Treatment?

August 5th, 2021|Comments Off on What Is TENS Treatment?

Temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ, is notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat. The term itself is less a disease and more an umbrella term used to describe a dysfunction of the joint which allows [...]