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  • Ask the Osteopath: Temporomandibular disorders (Jaw Pain)

    TMJ pain

    Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are classified as a collection of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions that originate from the Temporomandibular joint (Jaw), muscles involved in chewing and other surrounding structures. (Greene, 2010) It is often put down to problems from the muscles, joints and tendons and is often included as a craniomandibular disorder. Between 3.6-7.0% of the […]

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  • The importance on Sleep

    Sleep everyone needs and knows that they need sleep to recover and to function, yet somehow it something in society that is always overlooked. For my masters degree in pain management I have been looking into the effect on sleep disturbances on certain pain conditions. I have to say I knew sleep was essential for […]