Aim To provide an overview of mechanisms underlying craniofacial pain; to highlight peripheral and central adaptations that may promote chronification of pain in craniofacial pain states such as migraine and temporomandibular disorders TMD. Proper diagnosis and emphasis on origin rather than symptoms alone is key to successful, long term treatment results. Today, practitioners with proper training and diagnostic skills, are able to pin point the cause of these symptoms and provide, often times seemingly miraculous, relief of symptoms which may have been present for years. TMJ is one of the conditions most frequently identified by patients. Calendar of Events Listing of Events.
Comprehensive diagnostics Non-surgical treatment plan for rehabilitation Decompression appliance therapy short term wear of custom orthopedic oral orthotics — not splints Nutritional counseling Medication and supplement regimens Physical medicine treatment Laser therapy, trigger points, prolo therapy, phonophoresis Multi-discipline Referral Coordination.
Craniofacial pain syndromes that mimic temporomandibular joint disorders.
We believe that there is usually more than one factor responsible. Search engine Use this form to find things you need on this site. How did you hear about us? In the absence of an acute injury to the head or facial area, we believe the primary cause of these problems is frequently related to insufficient oxygen while sleeping i. Craniofacial Pain Services Proper diagnosis and emphasis on origin rather than symptoms alone is key to successful, long term treatment results. Sufferers may not possess all of these symptoms however, it is most certainly possible that they may. After proper diagnosis, a specific non-surgical, treatment plan for rehabilitation is developed for the unique needs of each individual patient.