Category Archives: Jaw

Jaw Pain

Youth Sports Injury Seminar for Parents, Coaches and Athletes Ages 18 & Under – 9/12/13 6:30pm

Join us for Excel Physical Therapy’s Fall 2013 Community Education Series Seminar “Why Do Kids Get Injured? A Youth Sports Injury Seminar for Parents, Coaches and Athletes Ages 18 & Under” Thursday, September 12, 2013 6:30-7:30pm Bozeman Public Library Community … Continue reading

KZMY 103.5 FM 4/27/11 Jaw Pain Seminar Radio Spot

So we’re bringing David Coletta, MPT, CMPT’s 4/27/2011 seminar announcement to the local radio airwaves…Click this link to listen: KZMY Announcement -Excel Physical Therapy

Attention Jaw Clenchers! 4/27/11 Seminar: TMJ Dysfunction/Jaw Pain: Helping Yourself with Specialized Physical Therapy

On April 27th, 2011, 6:30-7:30pm, Join Certified Manual Physical Therapist, David Coletta, MPT, CMPT at the Bozeman Public Library, Community Room for a discussion of “TMJ Dysfunction/Jaw Pain: Help Yourself with Specialized Physical Therapy”. Learn the source of your facial … Continue reading

TMJ Dysfunction – What is it and how can it be treated?

TMJ Defined Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction is a disorder of the joint where the jawbone meets the skull or the muscles surrounding that region. People suffering from TMJ Dysfunction complain of popping or locking in the jaw, pain in the … Continue reading

TMJ Dysfunction – What is it and how can it be treated?

Underlying Causes It is important to explain some the underlying reasons for TMJ dysfunction. The most obvious cause is a serious blow to the face or jaw, disturbing the normal biomechanics of the joint.  However, more common causes include chronically … Continue reading

TMJ Dysfunction – What is it and how can it be treated?

Treatment As with any orthopedic problem, the most important step in treating TMJ Dysfunction is to obtain the proper diagnosis by a specialist. Some physical therapists, dentists, and medical doctors are specialty trained in TMJ Dysfunction. Myalgia is the easiest … Continue reading