Treatments for Ear Pain
Ear pain is often a chronic condition that affects many Americans. People suffering from ear pain often present with a variety of symptoms such as ringing noise in the ear. Although many people assume that ear pain is caused by ear infections, that is not always the case. When you are seeking relief from ear pain, the Head Pain Institute can help. We offer cutting edge approaches to managing ear pain related to jaw issues. This way, you are able to live your life without pain or the debilitating symptoms that come with earaches.
Common Causes of Ear Pain
There are many reasons that could lead to someone having chronic ear pain. The most common cause is an ear infection which may be caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Ear infections mostly resolve by themselves after a few days. If they don’t, or if accompanied by high fever, then it is wise to seek the help of your primary care physician.
There are times when ear pain is caused by something else other than an infection. Such causes include TMJ disorders, inflammation from other parts of the body (what experts called referred pain), and much more. Regardless of the cause of ear pain, this is a condition that can affect the quality of life of the affected person and needs to be treated as soon as possible. Ear pain can be a sign of more complex problems and if unattended, can lead to loss of hearing and other problems.
Areas of Expertise in Treating Ear Pain
At Head Pain Institute, we understand that ear pain is rarely a stand-alone issue. In many cases, ear pain that is not caused by an infection is usually brought about by TMJ disorders. For this reason, we focus on treating the underlying issue so that the ear pain can go away. Rather than use addictive painkillers, we use other approaches to give you the relief that you desire. One of those approaches is the use of Botox for pain. Botox or botulinum toxin is often injected in the TMJ area and helps to reduce spasming by the muscles in that area. That in turn has the effect of reducing pain as well as improving the overall function of the muscles. Once the TMJ disorder is taken care of, many patients experience a reduction in their ear pain.
Choose Head Pain Institute for Effective Ear Pain Treatments
At Head Pain Institute, we understand that painkillers are not always the best way to manage pain. This option does not tackle the underlying cause of the problem and may lead to serious addiction issues. This is the reason why many patients prefer unique and cutting-edge approaches. Head Pain Institute is staffed by some of the country’s leading experts in pain relief and management. Our approaches are non-intrusive and very safe. All our experts are qualified members of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and therefore you can have peace of mind knowing that you or your loved one are in safe hands.
If you would like to know more about our ear pain treatment options, do not hesitate to call us at 480-351-6513 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.