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Educational Brochures on Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions

This brochure addresses what are Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions (COPCs), how COPCs are diagnosed, the complexity of the chronic pain experience, and how to work with your health care provider to develop a treatment plan. It is available by postal ma

Study Highlights TMD Evidence and Current Practice Gaps

The TMJ Association has long championed the need for strong evidence-based demonstrations of the safety and efficacy of TMD diagnostics and treatments. Sad to say, as the following journal article indicates, even among a network of research-oriented practices, dental providers are still resorting to such TMD treatments as occlusal adjustments in which teeth are irreversibly moved, ground down, or in other ways altered, a treatment for which there is no scientific evidence of efficacy.

Beware of Ticks and Lyme Disease

We are currently in the peak season for Lyme disease. Each year at this time we highlight this topic because we have heard from a number of patients over the years who were misdiagnosed and underwent unnecessary TMD treatments when they actually had Lyme

#*!"@!**! ... May Help Your Pain... and Improve Strength!

Our headline is adopting the comic strip convention of using symbols to denote swear words because we are intrigued by a report that swearing may have some health benefits.

Predictors of Opioid Efficacy for Chronic Pain Patients

Opioids are increasingly used for treatment of chronic pain. However, they are only effective in a subset of patients and have multiple side effects. Thus, studies using biomarkers for response are highly warranted.

CIRCLE OF SUPPORT

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  • Oct 9, 2014

From time to time, TMJ patients who contact The TMJ Association ask to be put in touch with other TMJ patients in order to discuss their common experiences. ...

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TMJ Circle of Support De vez em quando, ATM pacientes que entraram em contato com a ATM Associação pedir para ser colocado em contato com outros pacientes DA ATM para discutir suas experiências comuns. A ATM Associaç&atild ...

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TMJ Circle of Support Von Zeit zu Zeit, TMJ-Patienten, die sich das Kiefergelenk Verband, lassen Sie in Kontakt mit anderen TMJ-Patienten um sie über ihre gemeinsamen Erfahrungen. Das Kiefergelenk Verband beteiligt sich an den folgenden Social ...

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In Treating TMJ

To view or order a free booklet about TMJ Disorders, visit the National Institutes of Health website.

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National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
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