Imagine being unable to move your jaw, the part of the body that you constantly use to swallow, chew, yawn and talk. Sadly, this is a reality for many people as they suffer the harsh effects of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction or TMJ.
TMJ is a condition that affects the hinge joint connecting the jaw to the skull. The joint is covered with 68 pairs of muscles. When the articular disk that separates the jaw bone and the skull is misplaced, this will limit the amount of movement you are able to