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Osteopathy: An Effective Treatment for Jaw Complaints

Osteopathy, a holistic approach, focuses on restoring the body's balance and is particularly effective in treating jaw-related complaints. The jaw plays a crucial role in our daily functioning, and problems with it can lead to various physical complaints, including headaches, neck and shoulder problems, and even sleep disorders.

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Why Osteopathy for Jaw related Disorders?

Osteopathy looks beyond just the symptoms and focuses on the underlying causes of jaw disorders. The treatment aims at improving mobility and restoring the natural function of the jaw. This is achieved by addressing muscle tensions, improving blood circulation, and stimulating the body's self-healing ability. Moreover, special attention is given to identifying and changing unconscious habits such as bruxism (teeth grinding and jaw clenching), which is a crucial step towards lasting improvement.

11 Complaints Where the Jaw Plays a Role and Osteopathy Can Help

  1. Headaches and Migraine: Often related to tension in the jaw muscles.

  2. Neck and Shoulder Pain: Due to imbalances in jaw function.

  3. Ear Pain and Tinnitus: Caused by (unconscious) clenching behavior of the jaw.

  4. Dizziness: May be related to jaw dysfunctions.

  5. Dental Problems: Such as teeth grinding and jaw clenching.

  6. Sleep Disorders: Due to tension in the jaw and breathing problems that disturb rest.

  7. Sinus Problems: Reduced drainage due to jaw tensions.

  8. Digestive Problems: Indirect effects of (jaw) tension.

  9. Stress and Anxiety: Physical expressions of stress can manifest in the jaw (gritting or clenching).

  10. Posture Problems: An imbalance in the jaw can affect overall posture.

  11. Difficulty Swallowing: Unconscious tension in the jaw area can lead to uncoordinated swallowing.

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Conclusion

Osteopathy at Amsterdam Osteo offers an effective and natural approach to treating jaw-related complaints. By combining hands-on techniques with a focus on changing unconscious habits such as bruxism, we not only help alleviate symptoms but also prevent future issues. Are you ready to embrace this holistic approach for a better quality of life?

Costs and Reimbursement

The cost of a jaw osteopathy appointment is €101 per consultation.

Payment is made directly after the consultation via a payment link. The invoice will be sent to you by email, so you may submit it to your health insurer if you have an alternative supplementary package. Typically, half of the cost is reimbursed. For exact reimbursement details, please contact your health insurer.

Making an Appointment

Make an appointment here with one of our jaw specialists: jaw osteopaths Arjan Breeuwsma or Robert Kuizenga.

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