How to effectively Treat TMJ

From the medical field of cranial osteopathy, we understand that all 29 cranial bones, not just the jaw, move in a slow, fluid rhythm, providing a balancing aspect to the central nervous system and surrounding connective tissue. With restrictions to this very important motion—such as clenching, grinding or other strain patterns from injuries and traumas—balance…

Bite off? Jaw off? Hips off?

TMJ and the Movement of All 29 Cranial Bones—An Entirely New Paradigm In the world of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) treatment, there are many different approaches, each meeting with varying degrees of success. Almost all TMJ treatment is based on the assumption that the skull is solid, the suture joints are closed and that the…

Introduction To Mindfulness

Introduction To Mindfulness is a 3 week course. Each participant will receive a notebook and journal, and handouts are provided for every class.  In addition, audio recordings of meditations are provided every week for home practice. Week 1:  What is Mindfulness? Introduction to Mindful Breathing Introduction to Thoughts Practice and use of anchor words Mindful…

Product of the Month

Medicine Wheel Dental believes in promoting local businesses within our community. We developed a program called “Product of the Month” to share with like-minded individuals and companies best associated with our values and practice beliefs. Our motivation and intention is to support and provide local businesses with exposure to people and organizations with which we…

Yoga Pose to strengthen the spine

Cobra Pose “I enjoy practicing the Cobra Pose first thing in the morning in conjunction with my breathing exercises to help open my chest and lungs. Sitting at a computer tends to contract the front of the torso; this pose reverses that effect.” – Andrew Weil, M.D. Description & History The Cobra Pose is a…