Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
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Does anyone here have TMJ/D? The pain is becoming absolutely unbearable. I apply alternating heat and ice, attach lidocaine patches, take a muscle relaxer, Ibuprofen, sometimes even a little THC, and I’m still in excruciating pain with all of that combined. This isn’t sustainable, but I don’t know how else to function.
I think I just randomly developed TMJ, I’ve never had it before. It started a few weeks ago and it’s really bad today. For those of you who have it, what kind of dr do you see for it (if you see one)? What treatments help?
TMJ/D and using a neck hammock/other forms of traction? I’ve been using one to stabilize my neck and have been doing some inversions in my yoga trapeze. I’m hoping this will help my jaw pain as a lot of it is tied to tension in my cervical spine, I think. That being said I’m also worried I could destabilize my jaw further with this kind of activity
Has anyone here with TMJ found a decent cervical pillow? I’ve wanted to buy one but I do have trouble falling asleep on a pillow that’s too firm and wasn’t sure which one to buy. I might just have to learn to deal with that though at this point.
TMJ? Does anyone here have EDS and TMJ? I never considered that TMJ/D could be a sign of EDS but apparently it is in some cases