Does this sound familiar to you? You start off your run full of hope and free of pain. But about a mile or two into the run, you feel pain on the outside of knee or hip. Or, perhaps you feel the pain the next morning after a longer run. You try to take a few days off, but to no avail.
TMJ disorders can be extremely complicated and potentially life altering. The temporomandibular joint is essential for biting, chewing, speaking, swallowing and a variety of facial expressions. When such an essential muscle group creates discomfort, everything in your life can feel painful.