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... 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. So you have no idea if the splint is really fitted correctly. As you said, rather then have him do the arm thing, ask him for tomo's. He... (15 replies)
... I am new to TMJ and its treatment. Unlike many of you, this hasnt been an ongoing problem for many years. I really dont have pain or constant headaches. ... (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'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. ... (4 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)
... I have TMJ caused by my bite being off center. ... (15 replies)
... The "arm trick" is actually a pressure point test. My current tmj dr uses it as well and so far he seems to be doing a better job than the other drs that treated me. ... (15 replies)
... Out of curiousity, do you know why the splint from Gelb made things worse for you? ... (15 replies)
... Based on what I read about Dr. Gelb I did not opt to 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)
... 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)
... In terms of trusting doctors, I thought I learned my lesson after each parent died - both of them I feel died unneccessarily. But I thought the dental community would be different and that treatments would be more black and white and not so many shades of grey - it seems to be just as bad as the medical community. Roha - the splint Dr Gelb made for me felt like it was... (15 replies)
... c most of what drs are doing in treating tmj is based on theory only at this point. ... (2 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)
... I have had trigger point injections done at Dr Gelb's office in NYC both inside and outside the jaw - 2 types of meds were used one was lydacaine (sp?) and the other either an analgesic or steriod, not sure. My dentist also tried a series of shots using a analgesic and muslce relaxant. Both then massaged and strecthed the jaw and facial muscles and under the tongue - to be... (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)
... If you search the web for tmj specialists, or orofacial pain, myofacial pain specialists or dentists in NYC you should find several. ... (6 replies)
... invest a little bit of money buying Dr. T Spahl's books. Read volume III. It could pay dividends in terms of your knowledge of tmj. You will know what causes tmj and how to fix it. I DON'T suggest gooing to see him because he isn't as honest as people say he is. But i DO suggest reading his books. ... (7 replies)


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