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... I've been a TMJ sufferer for 22 years and 14 months ago it kicked my butt and gave me ringing in ears, ear pain and worst VERTIGO. I still have vertigo 15 months later. Would love to shoot myself in the head. Life sucks. ... (4 replies)
... With the splint in, if properly fitted, you should achieve the right balance and have enough strength so that he wouldn't be able to push your arm down. But the way he does it is all wrong. He can put as much force as he wants. ... (15 replies)
... He has been doing that same arm crap to me all along. Honestly, I have no idea how that is supposed to prove that the splint he made is working and will resolve all my problems. Rather than proving it with xrays of my alignment and joints, he did this arm thing. Now I am starting to feel very naive. ... (15 replies)

... I have used Dr. Harold Gelb....Found him after 5 years of going to Dr to Dr etc...No one could help resolve my symptoms, except Dr Harold Gelb....He is the founder of TMJ if you can not go to him, I suggest highly you get a referral from him to someone who has been taught by him... ... (12 replies)
... I was also scammed by Dr. Michael Gelb! He has a one cure approach to TMJ and only cares about selling his product. The Gelb appliance is a flimsy piece of junk that only made my bit worse. ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for sharing your story. I am very concerned by the fact that this Dr. Gelb seems to think that his one invention is a cure all. If your tmj specialist isn't willing to be open to using other splints then that should be a warning sign. ... (4 replies)
TMJ - Need help!
Jan 28, 2007
... You may want to check the Great TMJ Doctor thread posted at the top of this foum for a dr in your area. ... (3 replies)
... It depends on your problem. But for most people, their joints are usually too far back and up. So all the doc has to do is bring it forward and down. This is why taking a tomogram is so important. Anyway, just bringing it down and forward won't help you unless the doc knows how far down and forward. ... (7 replies)
TMJ Doc in NYC?
May 26, 2002
... minded enough to suggest that your problems are TMJ related. Fortunately, I was able to find a TMJ specialist in my area through someone on these boards. ... (6 replies)
... TMJ appliance can work wonders. I can't speak to Dr Gelbs work, However, if you are still experienceing problems you need to contact another Dr. ... (6 replies)
... I have TMJ caused by my bite being off center. ... (15 replies)
... Out of curiousity, do you know why the splint from Gelb made things worse for you? ... (15 replies)
... I was given the name of Steven Syrop many years ago but never went to see him. I did see Dr Gelb although he wasn't much help with my case and many of the patients at my chiro's office do see him. ... (2 replies)
... I don't live in the NY area but I have a friend who went to Dr. Gelb for treatment of her TMJ. She was extremely happy with her results. I would suggest you see either a dentist or an orthodontist. ... (4 replies)
... Louise. I'm leaning towards crossing Dr. Gelb off the list so far based on what I've read on the board, unless you think I should still consider him for my relatively "mild" TMJ problem. ... (6 replies)
... but more importantly, it was making my tongue spasm even more and causing my neck muscles to tighten up even more. ... (15 replies)
... c they are so busy writing books, teaching and doing seminars and patting themselves on the back. ... (2 replies)
... and the other either an analgesic or steriod, not sure. My dentist also tried a series of shots using a analgesic and muslce relaxant. ... (12 replies)
... the dr that was treating me at the time, Dr McClendon, sent me to him for an evaluation. At one point I got locked closed and Dr M sent me there for him to unlock my jaw. He did trigger point injections but I think my jaw unlocked on its own a couple days later. ... (1 replies)
... Dr. Harold Gelb would have to be close to 80, if he is not already. ... (12 replies)


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