HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, FIBROMYALGIA, SLEEP APNEA, SWALLOWING PROBLEMS AND TMJ DISORDERS ARE ALL CLOSELY RELATED IN BOTH CAUSES AND TREATMENTS

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BLOG ENTRY TO UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THESE DISORDERS. ALMOST ALL TREATMENT OF HEADACHES MUST CONSIDER THE MASTICATORY SYSTEM. A new study “Effect of CPAP treatment on residual depressive symptoms in patients with major depression...
TMJ Alphabet Soup:  TMJ, TMD, TMJD,CMD, CMCD, CFP, OFP, MPD, CCPS, CRPS, TN, NMD, CR, CO, EMG, MKG, CMS, TENS, ULF-TENS, SPG, AES, ICCMO, NUCCA, A/O, AAOP, CBT, SPG

TMJ Alphabet Soup: TMJ, TMD, TMJD,CMD, CMCD, CFP, OFP, MPD, CCPS, CRPS, TN, NMD, CR, CO, EMG, MKG, CMS, TENS, ULF-TENS, SPG, AES, ICCMO, NUCCA, A/O, AAOP, CBT, SPG

The number of abbreviations in medicine and dentistry is amazing.  In this short post I am going to give only a small number of definitions routinely utilized in literature and culture concerning TMJ disorders, often called “the Geat Imposter”  This will...

CHICAGO: ALF Appliance: An Orthopedic Option

The ALF Appliance is an Orthopedic Growth Appliance that has a low profile in the mouth. They are utilized for Maxillary expansion, Treatment of TMJ Disorders, Finishing Physiologic Cases, Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea and other issues. I used Crozat Appliances for...

TMJ Disaster With Treatment: Massive Open Bite Corrected after 12 Years

Ellen came into my office with a 12 years history of severe pain all over her body, in her face, neck, jaws, hips, knees and feet. She also had an enormous open bite and only two teeth in her entire mouth met. Her story began with ear and joint pain and she saw an ENT...

Chicago TMJ Relief: Avoiding TM Joint Surgery

Why do so many patients end up needing TM Joint surgeries and have stories of chronic ongoing pain for years.? What are the connections of head and neck posture to TMJ disorders? The problem is that many doctors do not address all of the issues invlved in TMJ...

Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for TMJ, TMD, MPD, Headaches and Migraines

Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for Headaches and Migraines Physiologic Medicine Pinnacle of Personalized Medicine. Measurement is essential for precision treatment! “If it is measured it is a fact otherwise it is an opinion” Barney Jankelson...