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... Hi Friends, Does anyone know how to interpret the many sounds the tmj joint can make. Sometimes it's a loud "firecracker" popping.... - other times a crack (a la chrio adjustment).... and other times a clunk -- usually with associated deviation to one side. I also wondered if certain noises are associated more with pain symptoms. Just thought I'd throw this question... (14 replies)
Opening crack!!
Jun 2, 2008
... Crepatis (sp?) - that's what is is called - like snap, crackle, pop cereal. Other joints can get it as well - its like elastic or a rubber band that has dried out - the cartilldge is being pulled or stretched in and around the joint but its stiff - probably a bit worn out as well - in some cases its due to be over worked but also it can be that it has been underworked as well... (1 replies)
... Hi to all! I know this must sound really bizzare to a lot of you - but it's what I'm experiencing. It's almost as though my instincts are telling me to stretch the ligament in order to "relocate" something (the disc?). If I resist, it feels like the muscles are "clamping" down on my jaw...very painful - and then the headaches escalate. Would be interested to know if this... (3 replies)

... and if not that, I was going to snap my neck and be paralyzed as a result or gag on my tongue and just choke to death. ... (82 replies)
... ha! You crack me up. ... (6 replies)
Feb 16, 2004
... dear babygrant, I wish I could offer you wonderful advice and great news, but i have been where you are at... I am cally22, and I have had tmj for about 5 years and I am only 18....This road that i have been on has definitely been a truly hard one. Sometimes I have not quite been able to see the sun in the midst of the dark clouds, but I guess i have had to learned to take... (2 replies)
Jaw Hurts!
Sep 7, 2003
... thing, and I would have to force it open a little and it would snap or crack.And that really hurts!! ... (0 replies)
... The only time my jaw does not snap crackle and pop anymore is when I have my splint in and have my teeth almost touching, like no overbite position. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Elaine, Thanks for responding to my original post. Wow... it was a car wreck that caused both the TMJ and the spine problems for you. You have been through so much. My spine problems came on after I took a good fall across a moving treadmill at the gym (someone left it running while going to the ladies room, and I walked across it unknowing :( ) In any case - I have... (9 replies)

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