Q&A Time! Medial/Lateral Glides for TMJ Lateral Deviation | Modern Manual Therapy Blog

Q&A Time! Medial/Lateral Glides for TMJ Lateral Deviation


A reader recently asked which way to glide the TMJ for a left lateral deviation, specifically referencing this blog post.

In the video below, I review the lefts/rights and medial/laterals of the TMJ.


  • In addition, the ipsilateral side of mandible deviation during depression in most TMD cases has more tone in the masseter, temporalis and medial pterygoid
  • Use light IASTM along the mandible elevators along a proximal to distal direction

Keeping it Eclectic and feeling more rested....

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