6 Things to Avoid if You Suffer From TMJ or Jaw Pain

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Grace Walker, physical & occupational therapist and nutritionist says: “We are physical therapy experts in providing effective TMJ & Jaw pain relief.”

Here is what you should and shouldn’t do if you have jaw pain:

  • DO use hot pack or ice pack before bed
  • DO use chin under fist when yawning or coughing
  • DO use correct posture
  • DON’T chew gum, ice, or tough, crunchy foods like steak
  • DON’T rest your chin/cheek in the palm of your hand when sitting or lying on one side
  • DON’T eat, read, or watch TV in bed
  • DON’T clench your teeth when tense, jogging, or sleeping etc.
  • DON’T lick your teeth with your tongue, bite your nails or lips, lick your lips, or bite or suck your cheeks
  • DON’T talk or sing for prolonged periods of time

Call Walker Physical Therapy & Pain Center to schedule an appointment with an EXPERT physical therapist.


1111 W. Town & Country Rd. Ste. 1

Orange, CA 92868


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Dr. Grace Walker, Expert Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist

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Grace Walker loves to hike!

Based in Orange, California, Dr. Grace Walker serves as Director, Physical and Occupational therapist with the Walker Physical Therapy and Pain Center. She and her staff offer clients a full range of rehabilitation services, including sports enhancement and occupational therapy. Dr. Grace Walker and her team of physical therapists are experts in pain relief and use revolutionary treatments including hands on Pressure Point releases, Kinesiotaping, ML830 laser, and Flex N Move programs.. A focus is on enabling people to recover full use of their bodies and return to active, healthy lifestyles. Dr. Walker earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of British Columbia’s School of Rehabilitation Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy, and pursued an Orthopedic Residency in Hayward, California. offering a thesis titled, “An Exploratory Study of Patients with Low Back Pain to Determine Possible Precipitating Factors.” She subsequently completed doctoral programs in Physical and Occupational therapy at the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Utah, offering a thesis on Glucosamine and Chondroitin. Additionally, Dr. Walker in order to add Wellness to her practice, has achieved Certification as a Holistic Healthcare Practitioner after a Certification In Nutrition, a Master of Herbology and a Master of Aromatherapy from the Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy in Encinitas, California. Dr. Walker is currently working on her Certified Nutritional Chef program and her Certified Naturopathic practitioner.


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Walker Physical Therapy & Pain Center

Orange, California


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