Tag Archives: TMJ

Myofascial Release may be your answer

November 27, 2012

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by Bill and Susan Jacques —  Are you looking for a specialized form of hands-on manual treatment to reclaim postural balance, stretch out tight muscles, and facilitate the healing of many acute and chronic pain conditions? These conditions may include, but are not limited to, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, TMJ, neck and back pain; adhesions […]

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The mysteries of TMJ and what to do about it

September 21, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  Mention TMJ and almost everyone either knows someone who has the disorder, or they have it themselves. Despite the millions of people who suffer from TMJD (temporomandibular jaw disorder), there really is only educated speculation as to its causes. Even less is known about its cure. The temporomandibular joints are small, […]

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That Miraculous Jaw! (TMJ)

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. T. Aristotle Economou —  The correct medical term for the acronym TMJ is the temporomandibular joint. This miraculous joint connects your lower jaw (mandible) to your skull, which is separated by a small, fibrous disc called a meniscus. The meniscus absorbs the vibration from movement and impact of your jaw. Repetitive teeth grinding […]

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Prolotherapy for sports injuries

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  Nearly anyone who has ever experienced a sports- or exercise-related injury can tell you that sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness, treatment and prevention of those injuries. Although sports teams have employed physicians for many years, it is only since the late 20th […]

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Stress, dentistry and awareness

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Believe it or not, the ongoing troubles of the world can be seen playing out in the mouths of an ever-increasing number of people who are grinding or gnashing their teeth. Young and old alike are subject to higher levels of stress these days and, as a result, many are […]

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The oral effects of stress

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  We all know how bad stress can be on the body, and that it can manifest in any number of ways. Even the teeth and bones and the muscles they attach to are not immune from the ill effects of stress. It is well known that the human body is […]

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Energy medicine in dentistry

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  In a previous article, the tie between energy in medicine and dentistry was discussed. This article will explore the use of ultra-low frequency transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) as a specific application for dentistry. In general, TENS or TNS is the application of a low level of electrical energy to […]

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Prolotherapy: Missing link for treating painful conditions

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  An incredible discovery in the evolutionary study of human origins — a 47-million-year-old fossil found in Germany in 2009 — may be a critical missing-link species in primate evolution. According to paleontologist Philip Gingerich, “The fossil bridges the evolutionary split between higher primates such as monkeys, apes and humans, […]

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