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... go figure. So finally gave up and drove to New Orleans which has the only TMJ Specialist in this area now. ... (20 replies)
... Then there are the displaced TMJ types. Somehow these people got their disc disclocated. I feel that these people are better candidates for getting the disc back and functioning without pain. ... (20 replies)
Steroids for TMJ
Aug 12, 2014
... by using the arthoscopic technology he could be very precise in the injection. He was much more comfortable doing it with arthoscopy then injecting without. One thing that has been told over and over to me, is the more you mess around with the TMJ joint the greater the risk of complications. ... (7 replies)

... Well, do you remember how my TMJ problems were reborn? ... (6 replies)
... I am having bilateral arthroscopy next week. My PCP referred me to a Maxofaciologist who ordered the cone scan and also referred me to a TMJ dentist to have a splint made to support my joints. ... (11 replies)
TMJ Surgery
Apr 21, 2009
... Success" in TMJ surgery continues to intrigue me as well. ... (3 replies)
... Oh Johnna: I am so sorry to hear of your experience with this :nono: doctor, and I use that term loosely. These doctors that insurance companies send you to see are not unbiased doctors. They are paid by the insurance company and they would not be paid by the insurance company if they they did not come back with findings the insurance wanted them to come back with. These... (6 replies)
... A TMJ Arthroscopy is where they make a few punctures in the skin and insert small arthroscopic tools into them. ... (20 replies)
... thfully don't think this procedure will help anyone and I'd hate to see you waste your time, money and energy on it. It would be my suggestion that you avoid all TMJ surgery as in most cases it causes more problems than it fixes and leads to multiple other TMJ surgeries. ... (20 replies)
... I know this topic is kind of old, but I wanted to add my surgeries to the list. 2/03 -Left Arthrocentesis Left me locked. 7/03 -Bilateral Arthoplasty with suturing of the disc Pain was manageable with pain management, but in no way fixed. 6/04 -Bilateral Arthrocentesis Diagnostic procedure to see if I could get any movement with lubrication/steroids/cleanout.... (15 replies)
... raylp, Did you have the surgery primarily for pain relief, or to help your function? I am glad to hear you are not in pain! But I have also heard that surgery should really only be used for those who have poor function. Obviously, you were having issues with function if you could only open 25mm. It apparently does help some lucky people reduce their pain...but many... (20 replies)
... arthroscopic TMJ surgeons are in the country. Then go to the one that you like the most, or who is good and convenient as well. ... (20 replies)
... I just had a bilateral arthroscopy 2 days ago. It was performed by Dr. Allen Tarro of the Boston area. I have limited swelling, mobility has increased from 25mm to 37mm after exercising, and I am not in pain. I am still cautious, but quite thankful for this kind of success so far. Like many of you it took me months to come to a decision about this. I'm not going to go into... (20 replies)
... I too have been suffering from TMJ problems for some time now. ... (20 replies)
Rare tmj condition
Apr 14, 2006
... ems to be getting stiffer and more painfull day by day. Seems more aggressive this time around than last. I'll have two doctors doing the surgery. One will do arthoscopy and remove the lose bodies withing the knee capsule and the oncologist will remove the tumors via open knee surgery outside of the knee capsule. ... (12 replies)
... Christa, what exactly did your surgeon do during arthoscopy? It seems that different surgeons have different definitions of arthroscopy from what I can tell. I have already had arthrocentisis which did not work and the surgeon says arthroscopy next. In the hospital, he will go in with a scopy and an instrument called a trocar and break up adhesions to free the disc to move... (17 replies)
... I found a dentist's site in Colorodo that describes Laser Arthoscopy, is this any diffent from what the others do? Im going to call and find out but I just wanted to get some ideas to see if anyone has heard of this. Im sorry for so many post this weekend, my ears have been roaring, joints aching worse than they have in weeks. I was cut off from PT by insurance so I am almost... (0 replies)
New to board
Jan 17, 2004
... If so, then you should look into getting braces to realign your bite. Whatever health professional told you that you had TMJ should have given you quite a bit of information about the long term effects of TMJ and the solutions to getting rid of it or stopping it in it's tracks. ... (5 replies)
New to board
Jan 17, 2004
... Hi! I am new here also. I have had an arthropasty with siliastic implant then a disection to remove it. It was very successful until a car accident. Now due to the artheritus that has set in as well as the bone spurs and trauma to the joint, 2 doctors have strongly recommended I undergo a total temporolmandibular joint replacement. I hope that your surgery goes well. Good... (5 replies)
New to board
Jan 17, 2004
... Can somebody please advise me of how long it takes to recover from an arthoscopy as i only recived a letter from my specialist because when i saw him i saw a locum who new nothing about tmj and had speak with somebody else. ... (5 replies)

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