... nt...great bedside manner. I know someone else who recently had a successful bilateral TJR with Dr. W. My only big concern these days is that my left tmj keeps crackling and frequently gets stuck, and I am able to unstuck it by wiggling my jaw around. ... (20 replies)
... MJ. Multiple ENTs saw nothing wrong with nose or ear. I got a mouth piece from a dentist 2 years ago. it helped for a year but doesnt any longer. my left side of jaw clicks also, feel crackling sensation if i massage left TMJ area. Thinking of trying a chiropractor.. ... (9 replies)
... Every time I swallow I hear snap crackle pop...but it's not the kind of crackling your ears do when you chew or open and close your jaw...it's almost like a fluid sound. ... (3 replies)
... I have the same cracking in the neck and back. When I'm changing lanes and look back it cracks. When I roll over in bed at night my neck or back cracks. It definitely feels related to the neck and back tension that I have in general which is somehow related to the jaw. When I have tremendous back / neck tension sometimes I will eat something and the chewing will relieve... (13 replies)
... ALL of my joints pop all of the time, especially my neck and back. They do not always hurt, sometimes it is a relief. When my jaw pops it only hurts sometimes. I have gotten tested for arthritis, but I do not have it. I am 23 and my body sounds like an old grandmaw! ... (13 replies)
... I would get a neck xray or MRI as well - at least to confirm no real major problem. I tend to think the neck cracks b/c of undue force or pressure it is enduring either due to muscle dysfunction or an improperly positioned lower jaw. Supposedly there is an optimal alignment of the atlas and axis (c1 and c2) with the chin, jaws and sphenoid bone - and when these are not aligned... (13 replies)
... ear molars now made my bite lower and lopsided on the opposite side. As a result, I have an even louder cracking knuckle like sound in my right TMJ joint, light jaw pain, and even worse neck pain. IT's getting louder. ... (2 replies)
... feel tight and I would flick my tongue in my mouth and the joint would pop...it was probably the disk sliding around in there...but no way to know for sure. The crackling was something that would happen less often. It seemed to happen more at night or upon waking, probably because I may have been clenching. ... (20 replies)
... Hi Clencher!
That is so wonderful to hear! Can you explain a little more about what your rolfer does? Are they mainly used to help release tension in the neck and shoulders? I could probably really use that..my neck and top of shoulders feel like rocks! :(
I live in Indiana. How do you suggest I find an experienced rolfer? I have never heard of that type of specialty... (20 replies)
... I have had 3 sessions and my neck and shoulders have never felt better. I feel taller and more balanced. Yesterday he worked for a while on my jaw getting it in alignment. I used to have an asymmetry in my face and now it is barely noticeable. ... (20 replies)
... tion. Let me know how you start feeling once the ear infection is completely cleared up. If your symptoms disappear and the tender ball near your ear and on your jaw area clears up then we know your answer. ... (12 replies)
... As far as the jaw goes.. It's still popping but I'm not sure it's my jaw that is actually popping anymore. ... (12 replies)
... that my jaw muscles needed to be stretched to the right because of an assymetry. ... (1 replies)
... d have approached my treatment with less is best. But I wore a repositioning splint for 7 weeks which made things worse. Before I started my treatment I had no jaw pain at all, just neck pain. ... (8 replies)
... t for a week and my symptoms decreased significantly. I never wore it again and will not be returning to that dentist. Luckily I had no change in my bite, but my jaw function has deteriorated. My opening went from 50 to 26. I am now having PT to improve my jaw function. ... (3 replies)
... I have full range when opening my mouth but it does lock and I have to move my jaw from side to side to unlock it and be able to close my mouth. This happens every single time without fail when I open my mouth fully. ... (3 replies)
... I get the crackling in my ears too, whenever I swallow. I was talking to the PT and she said that its because of muscular swelling in the upper jaw area, and it's basically the eustacian tubes contracting. You HAVE to release the swelling in order for the clicking to stop, apparently. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks Canuck!
Would an ENT perform the surgery?
I actually get clicking on one side of my jaw (right side) as well, but it is only when I open my mouth wide.
What is weird is the crackling/clicking sound when I swallow, but not really otherwise.
I hope that it is solved by PT...my physiotherapist seems hopeful, so let's see. I am fairly confident that the issue... (29 replies)
... he said he treats it. So I said "Oh, awesome" so he used this guny thingy.. tapped my jaw by my ear with it on both sides. I have had worse problems ever since. ... (5 replies)
... I only hear crackling noises in my ears, by the jaw joint. Whenever I swallow. ... (12 replies)