Temporomandibular joints are hinge that connects jaw to the temporal bones of the skull and are located in front of ears. TMJ is a disorder that causes pain in both jaw and the muscles that control its movement. The main cause behind this disorder has not yet been fully identified, but it definitely is related to a number of factors such as problems with jaw muscles, joints, and also arthritis.
Some of the symptoms of this disorder are:
- Facial pain
- Pain in and around one or both of the ears
- Swelling on the side of face
- Pain while chewing or difficulty in chewing
- Feeling of tiredness in the face
- Locking of the joints in open or closed mount position
- Pain or tenderness of jaw
- Pain in temporomandibular joints
This disorder may be temporary and fade away after a while, but if it persists, it can be effectively treated with Neurotoxin. All TMJ and jaw tensions will immediately be relieved after Neurotoxin is injected into facial muscles afflicted with discomfort, and the patient can return to his or her normal life right after the treatment.