Jaw Pain Q & A
Jaw pain can be a debilitating condition that affects our ability to speak, eat and interact with others. Many things can cause jaw pain from your teeth, to sinuses to the jaw. As well pain in our jaw can be a symptom related to other medica or complications such as cluster headaches, neuralgia or nerve compression or TMJ (temporomandibular disorder). Schedule an appointment today so you can get a personal consultation and accurate diagnosis with Dr. Tibor Racz at Racz Pain Centers.
What is jaw pain?
Jaw pain is often debilitating. Jaw pain can be caused by disease or disorders affecting the mouth/jaw area that is trigge5red by problems in the nervous system. If jaw pain negatively affects your life, experienced interventional pain management specialist Dr. Tibor Racz and his team offer medications and injections to relieve your discomfort. Schedule an appointment over the phone or online to learn more about your pain relief options.
What causes jaw pain?
Jaw pain can be triggered by a number of underlying conditions such as neuralgia or when a nearby vein or artery puts excessive pressure on the nerve. Musculoskeletal pain that also trigger jaw pain by causing tension, spasm and pai in the nerves, ligaments or connective tissue in the mouth. The jaw pain can also be caused by a displaced disk or from a degenerative joint disease. In many cases in life, the actual cause of jaw pain may not be clear.
How do you treat jaw pain?
It’s important to get diagnosed correctly with the jaw pain. If your pain doesn’t go away and after over the counter pain relievers with rest, than it’s time to schedule with Dr. Racz at Racz Pain Centers. Our team will be able to diagnose the cause of your pain after an exam and detailed review of your medical history. We may also schedule diagnostic tests such as an X-ray or lab work to confirm medical health and to develop a detailed treatment pain. Our treatment option for jaw pain can include medication, joint injections, physical therapy and other alternatives such as human tissue allograft.
Regardless of the type or severity of your jaw pain, the first step towards healing is to receive an examination. Dr. Racz and his medical team can only assess your injury but also recommend the most effective and personalized treatment plan. Schedule your appointment today.