TMJ or TMJD refers to the Temporomandibular Joint or Temporomandibular Joint Disorder/Dysfunction. Releasing accumulated tension around this joint is known as TMJ therapy or TMJ massage.
Some causes Of TMJD include;
Favoring one side while sleeping or sleeping without consideration of alignment and support
Grinding or gripping with teeth and/or a misaligned bite
Leading with sensory organs/carrying the head forward of the spine
Trauma or injury
Repression and suppression
Unexpressed thoughts, feelings and emotions can cause and unprocessed experiences can create holding patterns in the jaw as well as physical strain and emotional stress.
Stress can trigger excess hormone production and lead to various imbalances, including muscle tension and acne.
TMJD & Communication points of interest;
Some people are not interested in talking about things that make themselves or others feel uncomfortable.
The throat center relates to the reproductive organs and the TMJs relates to the hip joints.
Certain aspects of human anatomy, physiology and psychology are stigmatized in contemporary society.
Our bodies are capable of telling stories and displaying patterns of repression/of communicating without speaking with words.
Sadie Adams is the founder of Take Care Body Mind and Ground Space Meditation in New York City and Los Angeles. Her studies in anatomy at The School for Body-Mind Centering™ and in ayurveda and yoga at The Ayurvedic Institute have led her to focus on regenerative therapies. Sadie has been sharing her insights on movement and consciousness over the last 20 years, calling on science, technology, ancient wisdom and intuitive awareness to support healing and increase human capacities. Her community of clients and practitioners greatly influence her work. She feels that conscious relating, sensitivity and presence are essential in the process of transformation and development.