The mobilization of the TMJ is a procedure that is used to improve joint play at the temporomandibular joint. Sometimes the jaw can be locked and the mouth opening restricted.
This usually happens when the some structures of your mandible joint needs to be repositioned. The doctor uses some techniques to regain the mobility and functionality of the jaw.
Spray and Stretch
The Spray and Stretch Technique can quickly alleviate acute pain and restricted range of motion due to muscle trigger points. The doctor applies a topical anesthetic skin refrigerant on the affected area and through massage and manipulation of the muscle, he eliminates pain due to muscle spasms and trigger points.