THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEADACHES & JAW PAIN

HEADACHES & JAW PAIN At Hoppers Physio near Werribee, we help with many muscle tension issues which could be the cause of headaches. Do you suffer from headaches and jaw pain? If you tend to grind your teeth or clench your jaw together this can cause irritation and wear to the temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) and increased tone in the muscles that close your jaw. This typically happens during times of stress, anxiety and quite commonly when your sleeping. The TMJ...

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CAN DRY NEEDLING HELP YOU?

WHAT IS IT? At Hoppers Physio near Werribee we believe its important to get on top of any reoccurring pains you may have and seek treatment from one of our qualified physiotherapists. Dry needling is one of many treatment techniques a Physiotherapist may choose to use to reduce excessive tone in a muscle. The dry needle is a sterile, single use, fine needle (about 0.2mm) that is inserted into the middle of your muscle. Your Physiotherapist will place the needle...

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