TMJ Physical Therapy Orange County- TMJ Treatment Orange County

Do you suffer from TMJ?

If so, you are not alone. More than 25% of the general population is effected by some type of TMJ disorder. TMJ can cause headachesmigrainesneck and back pain if not treated. Over 30% of the patients we see at Reliant are TMJ patients. Many of our TMJ patients have previously tried medications, injections, chiropractor, massage therapy, physical therapy and/ or acupuncture to relieve their TMJ pain. The great news is that there is a brand new technique called Advanced Soft Tissue Release (ASTR), which effectively treats TMJ. We proudly provide TMJ treatment for the community of Orange CountyDoctor Jacobs/ specialist specializes in the treatment of TMJ.

What is Advanced Soft Tissue Release (ASTR)?

Advanced Soft Tissue Release (ASTR-patent pending) is a very gentle manual therapy technique, created by Dr. Joseph Jacobs/specialist, that gently and effectively treats TMJ. Many of our TMJ clients who have tried everything under the sun finally find relief with ASTR. Most TMJ clients experience pain relief within their first session and testify that Dr. Jacobs' approach is gentle and does not cause additional pain. Most TMJ clients boast that the results are immediate and long-lasting. ASTR is exclusively available at Reliant Physical Therapy for TMJ patients. Click here to read our patient testimonials and learn how you can also begin living pain free from TMJ

TMJ & Jaw Pain:

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is one of the most commonly used joints in the body. It opens and closes up to 2000 times per day.  (Gremillion 2000) found that more than 25% of the general population is effected by some type of TMJ disorder. 

Causes of TMJ & Jaw Pain:

TMJ can cause the following problems

  • Difficulty Chewing, Talking & Yawning
  • Headache
  • Neck Pain
  • Change in Bite
  • Clenching & Grinding
  • Clicking & Popping
  • TMJ Locking 
  • Ear pain/ Sensation of Fullness / Tennitus

Joseph Jacobs, Doctor of Physical Therapy and founder of Reliant, has developed the "Tension Release Technique" & "Advanced Soft Tissue Release" (patents pending).  He has researched the most effective techniques that have been discovered by renowned physical therapists /specialists and has incorporated them, along with his own techniques and maneuvers, to effectively and efficiently treat TMJ.

Most Reliant TMJ clients experience significant pain relief within the first session and continue treatment in order to be discharged as fully functional within a few weeks.

Reliant Physical Therapy is one of the few clinics in Southern Orange County that has therapists who have experience treating TMJ and are truly able to relieve client's pain within a very short period of time. Reliant is proud to offer this service to its clients. Doctor Jacobs specializes in the treatment of TMJ and jaw pain. Orange County.

To read client testimonials, click here

  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.


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