As regards to breastfeeding issues, it may be important to identify whether the TMJ problem is jaw opening or jaw closing. For the former the strain will be in the lateral pterygoid muscle area; for the latter the strain will be in the masseter, medial pterygoid, and/or temporalis areas. Six years of dental/surgical education is finally paying off.
Dr. Barry Gillespie founded Gillespie Approach–Craniosacral Fascial Therapy, which provides patients with a freely moving brain, spinal cord and fascial web, all critical to optimal health. Dr. Barry Gillespie also created the Baby Brain Score and discovered effective therapeutic techniques for newborns and infants. Read more about Dr. Barry Gillespie.