Monthly Archives: October 2011

Back Spasms — The Inside Story | Stress Muscularly Expressed

TweetShare Back spasms catch us “unawares”, so to speak. But here’s the odd thing:  when a back spasm happens, it’s most often been coming for a long time. The Back Story of Most Back Pain Back during a period of … Continue reading

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TMJ Syndrome-TMD-Bruxism Treatments

TweetShareThis entry is for you if you have bruxism, orofacial pain, earaches, TMJ headaches, or clench your teeth at night. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Once again, I am drawn to address common practices used to alleviate common health conditions.  In this case, it’s … Continue reading

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Common Causes of TMJ Syndrome, Nocturnal Bruxism

TweetShareTMJ Syndrome (also known as “TMD” and “TMJD”) includes diverse symptoms caused by reflexive actions of the muscles of biting and chewing. It comes from brain-muscle conditioning (“muscle/movement memory”) caused by trauma and/or stress.  The term, “TMJ”, refers to the … Continue reading

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