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... I have found that altering my diet and sleep habits have given me significant improvement above oral appliances. At one point I was taking Celebrex, Flexeril and Ativan to address my symptoms daily. Now I am off the Celebrex and only an occasional flexeril and Ativan. I had three kids in three years while completing my undergraduate degree. I can relate to your situation. I... (12 replies)
... k, then using moist heat. I am pleasantly surprised at the results even though I still do not think it is their area of expertise, but for now it is working the posture leading up to the jaw. ... (4 replies)
... Trust your instincts - from you've you told me it doesn't sound like they have a lot of experience with TMJ. TMJ is extremely complicated - while PTs may get some general training, my limited experience is that you really have to find a PT that specializes in it to get results and this can be hard - because its not the typical injury or problem that PTs routinely treat. ... (4 replies)

... Hi Welcome to the board. Sorry to hear about your trouble but I can totally understand. I am required right now to wear my splint 24/7 until my surgeon feels comfortable that my joints are healed enough. Then we will look at braces and if needed bite surgery. As my surgeon explained it the more that the pressure is evened out between all your teeth it can help relieve... (4 replies)
... Today was my first assessment by PT. This is where I am not sure what is going on. They pulled up a TMJ questionnaire on Google right in front of me! UGH. I asked if they treat TMJ. ... (4 replies)
... Ladies, I just have to say that these are fascinating posts! Nick 33, you are a wealth of information on osteopaths and myology, etc. I have learned so much just by reading these posts and have taken notes. I have learned things here that I think will help me with my TMJ and I'm definitely going to be doing some research on osteopaths, myofunctional therapy, proper tongue... (16 replies)
... I've had TMJ and facial pain for nearly 7 years now and currently on the road to recovery...hopefully that is, since seeing a good TMJ doctor in Japan. I have been dealing with severe tmj and trigeminal pain for years. ... (0 replies)
... IMHO, yes, it can! From my own experience, after suffering from TMJ for several years (allegedly, due to malocclusion and poor posture) I got a bad EEG claiming I have abnormal electric brain activity that mimics epilepsy. Needless to say, I totally freaked out, was put on strong medicine for cramps I never had, until an old wise doctor pointed out that my trigeminal nerve... (15 replies)
... it was the best thing I ever had done , yes it is costly but if the wright doctor does it , yes I had it done , I had splints, elastics, braces, headgear , shots in my jaw joints , was a long hall but after my treatment was done and the braces came off wow very happy (19 replies)
... ft side has gotten so bad I cant even hear clients sometimes and had to end up switching ears. I am a 28 year old male that is in good shape, maybe just some bad posture that I have really tried making an effort in changing. ... (19 replies)
... Pipdog I have recently been diagnosed with cervicogenic headaches. I have Osteoarthritis in my C Spine. I also have TMJ . I am not sure if the headaches are really from the spine. I sometimes wonder if it is frpm the TMJ. Posture I know is somewhat an issue with me. ... (30 replies)
... I think my tmj is a result of poor posture. As I have stated in other posts, that I have been seeing a chiropractor and it has been helping me a lot. ... (2 replies)
... Hello, Sorry you are going through all this, but you are not alone! Don't give up, there are people and treatments out there that definitely work and can help you. I'll tell you what I have done which has helped: Myofunctional Therapist: They deal with Proper Oral Posture. They are kind of like a PT for the inside of your mouth and jaw. They will assess you for... (10 replies)
... Sounds like TMJ, make an appt to see a good TMJ guy and get some scans done to be sure. I think while you are waiting to see someone read up on stuff like posture and sleeping habits. Lots of stuff contribute to TMJ problems. ... (1 replies)
... Hi seasidedays, Oh, I'm sorry I just assumed you were a speech pathologist! But with your knowledge I'm sure I don't hafta explain oral posture, etc... Preaching to the crowd! LOL! Ya know, I am really not sure how long I have been mouth breathing. I can tell you that I definitely developed Long Face Syndrome, but only over the past few years. I would catch myself in the... (16 replies)
... Hello rose066, Yes, it is challenging dealing with all these "Bad habits" as an adult! Research "Buteyko Breathing Method" and it will explain all the problems associated with mouth breathing, my Myologist also teaches this. Within the first 2 months of utilizing Correct Oral Posture, My 2 front teeth (upper) started to straighten out! It was pretty amazing, and I wouldn't... (16 replies)
... Hello rose066, Yes, it is challenging dealing with all these "Bad habits" as an adult! Research "Buteyko Breathing Method" and it will explain all the problems associated with mouth breathing, my Myologist also teaches this. Within the first 2 months of utilizing Correct Oral Posture, My 2 front teeth (upper) started to straighten out! It was pretty amazing, and I wouldn't... (16 replies)
... t open my moth properly for a while. So I think that can definitely cause or contribute to TMJ issues as well. ... (16 replies)
... so the topic is a fascinating one for me. I've also read about the orofacial myology. I know a little bit about it and the exercises, but I have good tongue posture and it's never been an issue... tongue on the roof of your mouth with the tip of it positioned right behind your 2 front teeth. ... (16 replies)
... and Breathing exercises. this has helped me greatly. Improper oral posture can also contribute to an open bite. ... (16 replies)


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