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.
How Reiki Can Help Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD) By Lisa Foster, Reiki Master Reiki is a Japanese stress reduction & relaxation technique that uses your own bodies energy to help to heal itself. Reiki is a subtle, yet powerful modality that can help alleviate Stress,… Read More »Reiki For TMJ Disorder
This is an overview of treatment options that have helped some of our members. Please remember that what works for one patient might not work for another. Sometimes it takes trial and error before finding what works best for you. Chiropractor– Chiropractors usually specialize in… Read More »TMJ Disorder Treatment Options
1. What is a Tens Unit? Tens stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. A Tens is a small battery powered machine that is about the size of a pocket radio. You attach sticky electrodes (wires that conduct electrical current) on the area of pain or… Read More »Frequently Asked Questions About Tens Units
“One of the things that patients cry out the most for is having someone actually listen to them and understand them,” says Micke Brown, director of advocacy at the American Pain Foundation. Patients should think of themselves not as being a part of the problem,… Read More »Common Mistakes Made by Patients in Chronic Pain
One of the most difficult aspects of being diagnosed with TMJ disorder is realizing that there is no cure. When you are in pain and researching to find answers to your problems, you can come across many doctors/dentists/patients/marketers claiming that they have exactly what you… Read More »How Do I Know If I’m Choosing the Right Treatment or Surgery for My TMJ Disorder?
A couple weeks ago we started a poll about splint therapy. We were wondering whether splints have been helpful for your TMJ pain…or did they make it worse? Well, we have the results! Drumroll please…. Has Splint Therapy Helped Your TMJ Disorder? As you can see… Read More »Results of Our Splint Therapy Poll – Are Splints Helpful for TMJ Disorder?