Movement Disorders

When you or a loved one has a movement disorder like Tourette’s, Cervical Dystonia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), or Parkinson’s disease, you may feel like there’s not a lot of hope for treatment. But through the innovation and expertise of less than a handful of professionals, some neurological symptoms have been linked to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) displacement. If that’s the case, relief is possible with TMJ therapy.

Luckily, Dr. Woodlief and his team are some of the rare members of the healthcare community investing time and resources into this specialty. Dr. Woodlief is committed to better understanding the nervous system and the various effects it may have on the body.

Finding Neurological Relief In New Ways

Our number one goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients. By analyzing your health case by case, we are able to establish if a displaced TMJ is responsible for your movement symptoms. If not properly aligned, the TMJ can trigger or disturb different nerves that affect motor movement, pain, stiffness, and body tics. 

If that’s the case, non-surgical, personalized oral applications can be developed to help you notice some improvement. In fact, one Tourette’s patient went from this:

To this:

We Offer Free Consultations

We work with many respected practitioners in the medical field to provide patients with relief. While there is still a long way to go with research into the connection between the TMJ and movement disorders, Dr. Woodlief and his team are committed to exploring the best options for relief. We look forward to continuing our research into this field, and further providing our patients with premium care. Because of this, our initial assessments for movement disorder patients are completely free of charge.

Contact Our San Jose Dental Office 

If you’re interested in exploring a new option for movement disorder relief, reach out today for a no-cost consultation.