Category Archives: TMJ Dysfunction / TMD

SuperSize That Somatic Exercise — The Diamond Penetration Technique | SuperPandiculation

TweetShareThe Diamond Penetration Technique is a way to get more done with less effort and less time, and more brainpower, in clinical sessions of Hanna somatic education(R) or with somatic exercises.  The maneuver enhances or potentizes pandiculation (“Whole Body yawn”) … 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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