Head and jaw conditions
At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C), our Balmain and Dee Why chiropractors and physiotherapists use the highest standards in chiropractic and physiotherapy to treat head and jaw pain.
With a focus in research and evidence-based care our Balmain and Dee Why chiropractors and physiotherapists treat a wide range of mechanical head and jaw problems, conditions and injuries. At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) we are patients focused and centred. This means our priority and focus is you.
The cause of headaches varies, which is why it is important to consult your chiropractor, physiotherapist or doctor when you experience severe headaches so that appropriate treatment can be recommended. Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) is a neck pain treatment centre of excellence. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists use gentle, safe and effective treatments for neck and head pain that is based on the highest national and international standards.
A migraine is a severe, painful headache, which affects around two million Australian adults. Women are more likely to experience migraines than men. While migraines can be experienced at any age they are more common before the age of 40. Half of the people who experience migraines have a family history of them. Chiropractic and physiotherapy treatments can improve the muscle tightness, joint stiffness and reduced mobility during or after migraine that leaves people feeling out of sorts. Our chiropractors and physiotherapists use safe treatments that are gentle and effective.
At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) education is paramount when it comes to head and jaw pain. We have complied a practical list of some of the common causes of head and jaw pain and this includes subdural hematoma. A subdural hematoma is a type of bleed in the skull between the layers that encase the brain. This is a serious medical condition and specialist care is needed urgently.
An epidural hematoma is another type of bleed in the skull between the layers of tissue that cover our brains. In this case, an epidural hematoma is caused by a bleed between the outer layer and the skull itself. This is a medical emergency and urgent medical care is needed. If our chiropractors or physiotherapists suspect this condition you are sent to emergency care.
In this section we have also opted to include cervical myelopathy as their seems to be a lot of interest of this condition of late. Technically speaking this is a upper neck condition, however many people do categorised is as a head condition so we will also include it here. Cervical myelopathy is an urgent medical condition and needs specialist review. If our chiropractors or physiotherapists suspect this condition you are sent to specialist medical care.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is also known as jaw pain or temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ). It can be a common presentation to a chiropractor or physiotherapist and treatments are usually focused on reducing jaw pain and improving the function of the jaw so ongoing problems are reduced. The chiropractors at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C) use evidence based treatments for the treatment of jaw pain.
Temporomandibular joint pain
Temporomandibular joint pain is a common presentation to the chiropractors and physiotherapists at Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C). Temporomandibular joint pain is known simply as jaw pain and can be causes by a variety of reasons. It is important to get an accurate diagnosis and assessment of the cause of jaw pain so the right treatment can be given.