TMJ is the short version of Temporomandibular Joint – or jaw joint – and the surrounding muscles. TMD is a group of disorders and can be quite painful. Many times the symptoms of TMD can be mistaken for migraines! TMD symptoms could present as neck and shoulder pain, and a host of other symptoms. In addition, TMJ problems (or TMD) can make it difficult to eat, swallow, and yawn. TMJ problems can be difficult to diagnose, so if you think you have a problem, please give our office a call.