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Do you have any suggestions for treatment/exercises for TMJ?

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Do you have any suggestions for treatment/exercises for TMJ?
Welcome to and thanks for your question.
Well firstly conservative treatment should be recommended which may include NSAIDS,Muscle relaxants,Antidepressants,Botox injection, local anesthetic injections, physical therapy and chiropractic treatment.
Avoid chewing gum and eating hard candy or chewy foods.
If pain is severe then Arthrocentesis may be done.It is the irrigation of the joint & is least invasive.
Last option is surgery which can be used to replace the jaw joints with artificial implants.

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Physiotherapy treatments such as ultrasound, and gentle jaw exercises can be helpful.
And I advice you to make an appointment with your doctor to consider these options.
I hope this helps.

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