The temporomandibular joint is a hinge joint that connects your mandible (jaw) with the temporal bones of your skull which sit in front of your ear. It allows you to move your jaw side to side and up and down so as you can eat, talk and yawn. Pain caused by the TMJ is referred to as TMJ disorder.
Cervicogenic headaches are headaches that originate from the cervical spine (neck). Patients with this condition usually experience a gradual onset of head and neck pain associated with a sustained posture or causative movement. Pain is typically experienced on one side of the head, usually at the back of the head, but it may radiate over […]
What is dry needling? Does it hurt? How does it work? Is it the same as acupuncture? These are all common questions patients frequently ask and that this blog will aim to answer… What is dry needling? Dry needling involves the use of a sterile acupuncture needle inserted into tight muscle bands known as trigger […]
What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a condition characterised by unexplained, chronic and widespread pain throughout the body. The severity of symptoms can vary greatly between those affected, with the most common complaints including: Flu-like body aches Muscle tenderness Increased sensitivity to pain Headaches Fatigue Sleep disturbances Anxiety/Depression Problems with cognition (including memory and concentration) Bladder/bowel […]