Health & Wellness Magazine, launched in 2004, has one of the highest circulations of any free publication in Kentucky. Found in over 2,500 locations with a readership exceeding 75,000 a month, Health & Wellness was created to raise awareness of health-related issues. Professionals from the central Kentucky healthcare industry are featured in monthly articles
Dee Vickers, LMT, BCTMB, M.ED., is a board-certified massage therapist, Nationally Approved Massage and Bodywork continuing education provider and the owner and lead educator for Massage CE Education. She has been a professional educator for over 20 years, combining her passion for education and massage for 15 years. Her clinical specialty in private practice is TMJ massage. Learn more at www.massageceeducation.com.
Everyone has a temporomandibular joint (TMJ). It allows you to chew food, talk and open your jaw to sing. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD) manifests in many ways, such as pain in the face, ears, neck and shoulder; sinus pain; pain when chewing or talking; jaw clicking or popping; headaches; and locking jaw.