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Treating TMJ Disorders with Physical Therapy

Woman experiencing TMD pain

Techniques and Exercises for Treating TMDs What is TMJ? The temporomandibular joint, or TMJ, is a joint along each side of your jaw in front of your ears that connects your jaw to your skull. Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) are a group of conditions that affect the joint and the surrounding muscles and ligaments that […]

Understanding Thumb CMC OA & How Therapy Can Help

Painful arthritic thumb

First carpometacarpal osteoarthritis (CMC OA), also known as basilar joint arthritis or thumb arthritis, is a degenerative joint disease that causes¬†wear and tear to the cartilage of the thumb. CMC OA can lead to pain, stiffness, and reduced function with daily activities, including those requiring pinching. What are the symptoms of CMC OA (thumb arthritis)? […]