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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.