If you haven't done so already, please join me in making a year-end contribution to The TMJ Association (TMJA) in the honor of families like mine and yours who bravely battle this disease each and every day.
Since my daughter, Alexandra, b
The following article in Medscape refers to TMD and some of its overlapping pain conditions as functional pains and proposes to change that description. Medscape is the leading online resource for physicians and healthcare professionals worldwide, offeri
TMD patients come in many different varieties. Some experience pain and dysfunction confined only to the jaw and/or the associated chewing muscles. Other TMD patients have jaw pain plus one or more other painful conditions elsewhere in the body. Scientis
TMJA celebrated its 8th biennial scientific meeting this fall provocatively challenging
scientists to answer, How Can Precision Medicine Be Applied to Temporomandibular
Disorders and its Comorbidities?
The following is a press release from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and
Bioengineering (NIBIB). This research was funded in part by NIBIB and the National
Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (DE 016525), both parts of the Natio
Our 2016 TMJA online survey results show that 26% of respondents suffer from migraine
headaches; they are one of the overlapping chronic pain conditions associated with
The pain and jaw dysfunction associated with Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) can impact your ability to chew and swallow food. How and what you are able to eat can seriously compromise your nutritional and health status - an aspect of TMD that is often
If you are a government employee who understands the full impact of Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) on individuals, their loved ones and society-at-large, please help us to continue to change the face of TMJ by designating The TMJ Association as your Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) charity #12102.
Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Nursing asked us to post the following announcement on a research opportunity at the University of Maryland.
In a survey the TMJA conducted of TMD patients, the most frequently used intervention (65% of respondents) was thermal therapy (hot or cold compresses) to the jaw; these were also found by 74% of the respondents to result in a reduction of symptoms.