... I am having bilateral arthroscopy next week. My PCP referred me to a Maxofaciologist who ordered the cone scan and also referred me to a TMJ dentist to have a splint made to support my joints. ... (12 replies)
If you don't mind me asking, was your surgeon in Maryland Dr. Warburton? Just curious. Thanks (12 replies)
... Has your physician told you that you needed to have surgery and if so, was it just an arthroscopy or were they talking an open joint procedure or even a total joint replacement? ... (12 replies)
I have suffered from TMJ caused by bruxism (extreme clencher asleep and awake) for 10 years now. about 17 months ago my jaw locked and will not open more than 15mm and is constantly causing pain.
My GP referred me to NHS consultant maxillofacial dept. NHS didnt do any xrays and just decided to go down pain management (tramadol). After being discharged I was still in... (0 replies)
Thank you so very much for your response. So you just underwent surgery on October 21st? How do you feel compared to your previous surgeries?
Actually, I was to have had a bilateral fat graft on September 13th but unfortunately, I had severe complications (bleeding from a vessel in my neck that required me to have an angiogram done, blood transfusions and... (6 replies)
... I pray that the surgery goes well and you get to be pain free again. This TMJ disorder is a horrible thing to have as there really is no cure or any one procedure that can help end the suffering. ... (10 replies)
... Hi everyone!
This is my first post. I have been reading the posts here and all very interesting and informative. I am hoping that I will be able to get some good information for my mother.
Background: She is 76 and has been dealing with TMJD issues for over 25 years. She has had splints and physical therapy. Her recent MRI showed R joint displaced and fails to reduce and the... (0 replies)
... I had arthroscopy 3 years ago the swelling in the joint in my case helped a bit. As movement was restricted. Stitches were uncomfortable so be careful washing near them. ... (11 replies)
... fourth very minor surgery just to take out the temporary implant. This lasted me for 20 years! Now I am recovering from a bilateral total joint replacement with TMJ Concepts. ... (11 replies)
... Thank you, for your reply. I think he is just doing the athroscopy, to look and see what else he needs to do. Did you have swelling after this procedure, and about how long does it take? I get severely sick after having anesthesia, so I will have to talk to my dr. about this. Other surgeries I've had where suppose to be day surgeries, ended up 3 to 4 day inpatient stays. I get... (11 replies)
... I have been suffering with a slipped disc in my jaw and after having had arthroscentesis and arthroscopy it has been establised my disc is out of place, it is deteriating and my joint itself is inflammed. ... (0 replies)
... The other arthroscopy I had was back in 2005. The tried to move my disc back into place but it only stayed for two weeks. ... (11 replies)
... Hi everyone, well today I went to my TMJ specialist, and first off let me tell you I am in PAIN! ... (11 replies)
... I've never thought of the link to my TMJ issues before, but I am now exploring that option since I've gone to so many avenues to get better. ... (8 replies)
... I'm a 31 year old male and live in Sydney. My TMJ disorder has gotten progressively worse over the years. It was just a click for about 8 years and I ignored it... ... (15 replies)
... This is my first time posting on these boards. I followed this thread between violet89 and Chicklet102 in regards to arthroscopy and was wondering how you're both going? ... (12 replies)
... I had some minor facial assymetry. If you didn't know me before my TMJ issues you wouldn't have known, but people close to me knew. ... (7 replies)
... Noone I know has any idea about TMJ and everyone acts like a lock jaw is really weird, noone understands the problems of TMJ. ... (12 replies)
... mm up until Sep 2010 with no pain. I never had any TMJ issues prior to this. My MRI has shown bilateral disc displacement WITHOUT reduction. ... (7 replies)
... i thought i would share my story as others have about my tmj problems and experience in an attempt to hopefully help others out and maybe even gain some more knowlege on the subject. ... (20 replies)