Tmj disorder by neck pain ?

///Tmj disorder by neck pain ?
Tmj disorder by neck pain ?
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  • AvatarSm2019
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    Hi-

    From my c5/c6 fusion , and facet athropathy c3-c5 , perineural cyst, from any of that . Will that cause Tmj pain (jaw pain) that I’m having now for a year now ?

    Thanks !

    AvatarDonald Corenman, MD, DC
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    Jaw pain is typically generated by the trigeminal nerve (a cranial nerve) or by a jaw disorder. It is quite rare to have any facial pain caused by a cervical nerve or joint problem.

    Dr. Corenman

    PLEASE REMEMBER, THIS FORUM IS MEANT TO PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION ON SPINE ANATOMY, CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS. TO GET AN ACCURATE DIAGNOSIS, YOU MUST VISIT A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN PERSON.
     
    Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.
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