Editor’s Note: John Lucas, the creator of The Face Caddy, has been such an incredible supporter of all of us who struggle with jaw pain. In this blog post, he shares his philosophy on holidays and pain. What a year. Does anybody else feel like… Read More »The Definition of “Holiday”
Well, I have finally turned off my air conditioning in my bedroom and office… this is huge for me, considering I need the cool temperature when I sleep. When I had to start wearing a thick, fuzzy, long sleeved robe over my clothes at the… Read More »Tip Tuesday: How to Deal with Increased Jaw Pain from Cold Weather
Editor’s Note: John Lucas, the creator of The Face Caddy, has been such an incredible supporter of all of us who struggle with jaw pain. In this blog post, he shares his story of pain and its impact on his life. TMJ Disorder can be many… Read More »The Pain In (and Out) of Your Body
Welcome to a new feature on the blog: Conversations with My Pain Doctor. I thought of doing this column for you because my pain doctor has some really interesting insights. After all, every day he sees many pain patients who are at different parts of… Read More »Are You Making Your Pain Worse? I Am…
One of the most recommended products we’ve come across for helping TMJ disorder is the Face Caddy. Its inventor, John Lucas, contacted us about two years ago and asked if he could send us some free samples to give away to our members to see if… Read More »An interview with John Lucas, inventor of the Face Caddy.
We received this email from a dentist and wanted to share his journey with you. The tips he offers come from the perspective of not only a dentist, but also a patient. Hi Stacy, Before you think, oh, no just someone looking to advertise… Read More »The View From the Other Side of the Chair……A Dentists Journey With TMJ Disorder
One of the most maddening things you could ever hear as a patient is, “I don’t know what’s wrong with you, maybe it’s all in your head.” Putting aside the obvious (and really tired) joke that, yes, it IS in my head, there is… Read More »What to Do When Your Doctor Doesn’t Believe Your Pain
I remember the doctor appointment like it was yesterday… I was sitting in the dental chair with my legs swung over to the side, facing my surgeon. He had “that look” on his face – you might know the one….a mixture of concern and, “I… Read More »You’ve Been Told You May Need Surgery…. Now What???