Does acupuncture help Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder?

“You can’t put needles in my jaw it’ll leak when I drink!” On a serious note jaw pain also known as Temporomandibular disorder (TMJ) is a real issue for people and today we are going to look at acupuncture as a treatment for it. So, does acupuncture help Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder?

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  • Peixoto, Karen Oliveira, et al. “Temporomandibular disorders and the use of traditional and laser acupuncture: a systematic review.” CRANIO® (2021): 1-7.

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