Head and jaw conditions
At Sydney Spine & Sports Centre (S3C), our Balmain chiropractors use the highest standards in chiropractic to treat head and jaw pain.
Below is a summary of different conditions of the neck and head.
The cause of headaches varies, which is why it is important to consult your chiropractor or doctor when you experience headaches do determine its cause and get the appropriate treatment.
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.
A subdural haematoma is a type of bleed in the skull between the layers that encase the brain. This is a serious medical condition and medical care is needed urgently.
An epidural haematoma is a type of bleed in the skull between the layers of tissue that cover the brain. An epidural hematoma is a medical emergency and urgent medical care is needed.
Cervical myelopathy is a medical condition that involves involves compromise to the spinal cord at the base of the skull or neck.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is also known as jaw pain or temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ). There are many causes of jaw pain, some of which are treated successfully with chiropractic treatments.
Temporomandibular joint pain
Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ) is known simply as jaw pain and can be caused by a variety of reasons. It is important to get an accurate diagnosis so the right treatment can be provided.