Category Archives: TMJ

Holistic TMJ Treatment Part 2 – the Musculoskeletal System

TMJ Help Burbank Thousand Oaks

The musculosteletal system is made up of the bones of the skeleton, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, joints and other connective tissue that support and attach tissues and organs.

This system supports the body, allowing motion and protecting vital organs. As TMJ issues inherently involve the musculoskeletal system, treatment of TMJ issues necessarily requires a holistic approach.


Dr. Richard Gerardo, D.C. C.S.C.P. & D.A.C.B.N, offers TMJ Holistic Treatment from clinics in Burbank and Thousand Oaks, California.

Burbank – (818) 567-0866

Thousand Oaks – (805) 409-3160


Holistic TMJ Treatment – Part 1. What is TMJ?

What is TMJ? Burbank and Thousand OaksThe temporomandibular joint, commonly known as TMJ, serves as a monitor or sentinel for your body’s “postural system”. This joint contains the most nerve receptors of any joint in the body.

As a result, vital information relayed to and from the TMJ regarding chewing, speaking and swallowing, for example, has priority when it reaches the brain—and with good reason!

Tension in the TMJ, (including clenching and grinding), is part of the body’s fight or flight response . . . Read more >

Dr. Richard Gerardo, D.C.  C.S.C.P. & D.A.C.B.N, offers TMJ Holistic Treatment from clinics in Burbank, Montrose and Thousand Oaks, California. (818) 567-0866.






TMJ, Sleep Apnea and Related Pain – Thousand Oaks & Burbank

North Hollywood Thousand Oaks CARichard C. Gerardo, D.C. Chiropractic uses Cranial Dental Therapy, a team approach that includes two primary specialists: a specially trained chiropractor and dentist. Together, we cross diagnose and treat TMJ and sleep apnea related problems in a step-by-step process that maximizes the speed to alleviating pain and discomfort. Because both specialists work together, in person, communication is drastically improved resulting in a much faster outcome.


For more information call (818) 567-0866 or (805) 495-8300 . . . or visit our website.