• facial pain

  • pain in the jaw joint and surrounding tissues, including the ear

  • jaw locking open or closed

  • clicking or clunking of the jaw

  • limited opening or inability to open the mouth comfortably

  • headaches

  • bite that feels uncomfortable, "off", or as if it is continually changing

  • neck, shoulder and back pain

  • swelling on the side of the face

Rocabado Technique Certified

Dawn Sandalcidi is a certified instructor of the Mariano Rocabado techniques for the spine, pelvis and craniomandibular joints (RCMT). Professor Rocabado is the world's pre-eminet authority in the treatment of TMJ disorders from a cranio-cervical perspective. He has pioneered numerous treatment techniques for the dentist and physical therapist and has published much of his work in this field.

The program that Dr. Rocabado created to treat TMJ includes six fundamental components:  the rest position of the tongue, TMJ rotation control, rhythmic stabilization technique, liberation of the cervical joint, axial extension of the cervical spine and shoulder girdle retraction. Dawn has trained the therapists in the office to treat patients with these techniques.

Working PTS has helped me to understand by body and regain my life again!

D.S., Centennial, CO

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