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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

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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 be an open Blog and will be added to over time.  Please come back and visit and if you …

Ozone Therapy and Myofascial Trigger Point Injections for Masticatory Muscle Pain

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A brand new article in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation reports on the efficacy of Ozone Therapy for treating Myofascial Mucle Pain in TMJ Patients. (abstract below) Treatment of Orofacial Pain with Ozone Therapy vs Trigger Point Injections. I utilize Ozone Therapy for my knees with ozone injections giving amazing relief and improved function. I personally do not find it …

TMJ: TemporoMandibular Disorders Lake Forest

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Diagnosis and Treatment of TMJ disorders requires a wide variety of skills that most general dentists don’t acquire. The treatment of TMJ disorders is far more advanced than just the mechanical approach of mouth guard and bite adjustments. In fact, many patients get worse because invasive treatment is done at the beginning of treatment. Drastic Improvements in the Quality of …

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

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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 founder of precision physiologic dentistry. In general treatment for headaches and migraines is far from personalized or precision but rather consists of trial and error …

Headaches at back of head feel like blood vessels are swelling up.

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This is a patient who contacted Dr Shapira from the I Hate Headaches.org website.   Lisa:  Tell us about your headaches…:    So I had an mri done & found out that my jaw was partially dislocated. I have braced to correct it. My headaches start in the back of my head & it feels like the blood vessels are swelling …

Chicago: Orofacial Pain, TMD, TMJ, Headaches, Migraines and More

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Orofacial Pain Referral:   https://thinkbetterlife.com/referrals/ View patient video testimonials: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg/videos What is Orofacial Pain and how does it relate to TMJ Disorders and Headaches. Please visit this entire site to learn about help available for treating your Orofacial Pain and visit the patient testimonials about how they received help with their Orofacial Pain. The term Craniofacial pain, is also commonly used …

Sphenopalatine Ganglion and Trigeminal Neuropathy: SPG BLocks For Severe Migraines and other Chronic Pain.

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The Zygomatic approach is what I use for SPG blocks during and acute pain attack when I cannot get relief with intranasal approach. It is extremely effective in terminating Cluster and Migraines of Trigeminal Nerve origin. This new study (see PubMed Abstract below) discusses the use of a neurolytic block for neuropathy and extremely successful results. These were all patients …

What is TMJ?

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What is TMJ? Learn more about it! Everyone experiences occasional headaches, shoulder pain, or sore neck. Most of the time we can dismiss the cause as nothing more than stress or our busy lives, but, when pain becomes a daily occurrence or is accompanied by other symptoms, there could be something more going on. If you are suffering from undiagnosed, chronic pain, …