Therapeutic Treatment Options for TMD


  • Soft-tissue mobilization
  • TM Joint Mobilization
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Cervical Spine Treatment
  • Stretching
  • Ultrasound
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Posture Retraining
  • Stress/Tension Awareness
  • Behavior Modification
  • Home Program

Physical Therapy Goals Include


  • Decrease Abnormal Muscle Tone
  • Restore Normal Resting Tension/Length in Muscles of Mastication
  • Improve TMJ Biomechanics
  • Address Clenching, Bruxism Components
  • Treat Associated Cervical Dysfunction
  • Teach Self-Management Skills