... I've been recently diagnosed with with TMJ disorder. ... (3 replies)
... I'm not from the US (there is no company selling it here, but it can be imported it by an international pharmacy), so I don't know what is the maximum dose for flexeril - it should be stated on the package insert.
Why do you take the flexeril before falling asleep? You need it during the day! I'd been taking tolperison in the past and I started with the maximum dose as... (19 replies)
... e everyone else. I have always had it rough because I was diagnosed with a few other problems but like the cardiologist said I have grown out of them. But this tmj and mayofacial pain I have not grown out of. ... (19 replies)
... Since, I moved I have found a new oral surgeon that treats TMJ and we have redone the lysis and lavage and have done one round of botox. I can tell now where the botox has helped. ... (19 replies)
... g, creaking and cracking in my neck and ears..headaches..this pain in my face has happened before about 2 years ago and then on and off..TMJ is a nightmare..I am tired from waking up in pain all night, and now I have brain fog everyday..forget what I am saying half the time..I feel like I am 80. ... (14 replies)
... Hey dczech, i am also in new jersey and would like to talk to you about doctors for tmj in our area. I am unable to pm or leave my email address so im not sure how i can get in contact with you. ... (22 replies)
... If the TMD is musclular in nature, it most certainly will cause neck pain. But if the problem is strictly the joint, fixing that may not help the neck pain. It could be that Canuck has both muscular and joint issues. That is the situation in my case. I am only a year into this disorder, and although my joint is severely arthritic and eroded, I have had no pain in the... (11 replies)
... I think fixing the TMJ issue would probably help the neck problems. Almost everyone that I know that suffers from TMD has some kind of neck issues. ... (11 replies)
... I started facing the same problem 2 days back...please share what happened when u went to the doctor? (6 replies)
... joann23, do not be surprised if the acupuncture just provides some temporary pain relief, but does not solve the underlying problems. I tried just about everything, including several different kinds of splints, and finally figured out that just the slightest difference in jaw alignment makes all the difference in the world. So I worked with a dentist to get the perfect heart... (6 replies)
... I don't know of any one that does acupunture in this area. But I will certainly check it out (6 replies)
... called TMJ specialists. ... (6 replies)
... Have you tired perhaps instead of dental treatments at this point other forms of alternative treatments such as applied kineisiology, osteopathic or chiropractic therapies, acupunture, physical therapy focusing on the head, neck and spine, eastern treatments like riki and tai chi (sp?). Sometimes tmj dysfunction or extreme bite issues can advance to the point that the entire... (6 replies)
I certainly understand your situation and all your symptoms and feelings!
As I read on some med/dental sites migraines are in 90+% cases from TMJ, and TMJ's are in 90+% cases from bite problems.
So here we are!
Your symptoms suggest to me that you might have a low VDO (vertical dimension of occlusion) which means that your teeth do not meet when the jaw would want... (6 replies)
... Hello, I have been suffering for more than 10 years with extreme pain. I had no idea that all the pain I was in was due to TMJ untill 5 years ago when my Dr told me I wasn't having Migrains. ... (6 replies)
... All I know is I'm tired and if I wasn't married well..... ... (14 replies)
... Wow, I really sympathize you you guys. I have not had that issue as I don't really experience any jaw pain. I do find, however, that my jaw feels "tired" and not in the mood to chew things like raisins, hard nuts (almonds), and tough meats (steaks, pork, etc.). I can eat a hamburger believe it or not, but it is not in my diet as a general rule. I do not eat apples, pears,... (7 replies)
... Grinding bits off teeth to align the bite, isn't called 'teeth polishing', it's called Equilibration. Teeth polishing is what Hygienists do to scale and polish your teeth to remove tarter buildup from your teeth.
Grinding bits off teeth to treat the TMJ should only be done at the very end of treatment, after the jaw is correctly positioned and aligned and functioning... (9 replies)
... So I have been going for TMJ treatment to a specialist for the last three weeks. Apparently he is very good but I am having reservations. ... (9 replies)
... no matter if i eat soft foods. i am really tired of this too. i just want an x ray to know what is exactly going on on my left side. but i'm not sure who to contact about that... ... (15 replies)