According to Nobel Prize Winner, Roger Sperry PhD, better than 90% of the energy output of the brain is used relating its physical body to its gravitational field. The more mechanically distorted the body is , the less energy available for thinking, metabolism, and healing. This is why so many TMJ patients who also exhibit neck and postural issues often find themselves with other overall health issues and physical tiredness. It seems to explain why these patients lives are sometimes changed for the worse.
One TMJ patient of ours who is a young lady and mother of two young children presented with TMJ symptoms and expressed that she is always so tired and also did not sleep well. After completion of treatment as well as postural , not only were the TMJ headaches and facial pain symptoms relieved, but her energy level and quality of life changed.
To put this in perspective, when we treat TMJ in our office, we do not only look at the teeth. The head and neck posture is essential to success and is evaluated and treated as necessary along with the corrected relationship of the jaw joints, muscles, and teeth. This is the reason that most results change the health of our patients. Nothing is more rewarding to me personally that to be able to make such an impact on these patients lives. If you have any questions about Houston, Texas TMJ or TMJ Houston, Texas please feel free to contact our office, Ronald W. Konig DDS, FAGD, LVIF 713-668-2289