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A simple fender bender can create conditions for early TMJ problems

For over 30 years, researchers have described a strong link between TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders and physical injuries in the neck. Unfortunately, the link between the neck and the TMJ is still widely unknown in Australia.

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Are you experiencing difficulty chewing or opening the jaw? This could hide a nasty TMJ onset.

Little problems grow up into BIG problems. The problem is that so many people ignore the little signs or symptoms when it would be much easier to treat the little problem before it becomes a big problem.

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A simple neck pain caused by an awkward sleeping position can easily degenerate into a full blown TMJ

One of the most common things people who experience TMJ problems say is, “I didn’t do anything to cause it”. Well, sleeping posture may be one of the most common ways of aggravating your TMJ.

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A simple toothache or jawbone pain hiding  the start of TMJ

Stress could be the #1 reason why many people don’t get early treatment for more serious underlying conditions including TMJ or nerve pain. First, they believe that their symptoms - headaches, neck pain, jaw clenching, tight shoulders, TMJ pain, or a toothache - are simply due to stress.

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What is Brain Fog Syndrome?

What is Brain Fog Syndrome?

Brain fog syndrome may not be an actual diagnosis, but it is the perfect description of the problem that thousands of Australian’s experience every day. Brain fog syndrome is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. It is where there is a metaphorical haze, heaviness, or fog that affects how well your brain works. 

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Is it the Vestibulocochlear Nerve or the Upper Neck?

Disorders that affect the vestibulocochlear nerve are among the most physically disabling conditions known to humankind. The vestibulocochlear nerve is the 8th cranial nerve (CN VIII) that transmits hearing and balance information from your ears.

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What you need to know if you have a cranial nerve disorder

If you have been diagnosed with a cranial nerve disorder, the first thing you need to know is not actually the name of your condition or “diagnosis.” The #1 most important thing to know is what is causing your cranial nerve disorder.

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Dizziness, Vertigo, TMJ, Neck Pain and Headaches

“Why do I have Dizziness and Vertigo if all my tests are ‘normal?’” As shocking as it may sound, up to 1 million Australians may experience vertigo or chronic dizziness in their lifetimes. 

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Fibromyalgia, TMJ, Neck Pain and Headaches

If you are one of the 5% of the Australian population experiencing fibromyalgia or some other chronic pain syndrome, have you considered the possibility that your pain and fatigue could be linked to a mechanical problem with your upper neck and jaw? 

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Tinnitus, TMJ, Neck Pain and Headaches

Did you know that tinnitus may actually be connected with headaches, your jaw, and a mechanical problem with your upper neck? If you’ve recently started to experience tinnitus - or even if you’ve been experiencing it for a long time - I’m sure that you can appreciate that it can be more than a mild annoyance.

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