Do You Get Neck or Jaw Pain on Road Trips?
Summer road trips are a great way to spend time with the kids and renew your knowledge of and love for this great country of ours. From Columbia, SC, drive south to see St [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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, [...]
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 [...]
Why Does My Tinnitus Change When I Move My Jaw?
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 your jaw, it might point to [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
National Academy of Medicine Warns Most Doctors and Dentists Lack Training in TMJ
Last year, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) completed its first-ever comprehensive study on , or, as they call it, temporomandibular disorders (TMD). The study was the result of years of effort, including [...]