TMJ simply stands for the name of the joint (TemporoMandibular Joint) TMD stands for TemporoMandibular Disorder. People who suffer from TMD know it. Quite simply their jaw joint hurts. There are MANY causes that lead to TMD including clenching and grinding your teeth. TMD problems are similar to back problems in that there are many causes and many treatments but the goal is to relieve the pain. Several people suffer from headaches that are caused by TMD.
Due to the numerous causes and treatments feel free to schedule a no-fee consultation to discuss your specific issues.