October TMJ & Pain News Round-Up

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Hi everyone! Welcome to the first news round-up on our new site! It is definitely starting to be winter here in Atlanta.. this week it was in the 30′s one night! Today, however, it was absolutely beautiful. So let’s get started with today’s news round-up. We’ve got some chronic pain related news, and as always,…

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TMJ Disorder & Health News Weekly Round-Up – 3rd Week of July

Treatment of TMJ ankylosis (joint fusion) with rib graft and fat padding – The surgeons deduced that this was a successful procedure for TMJ ankylosis, however, they only followed patients for 6 months after surgery. We would be interested to know how the patients did after. Also, they didn’t mention the pain of this procedure.…

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TMJ Disorder Research & News Round Up June

Welcome to our latest TMJ research & news round-up, Father’s Day edition! First up, have you seen our latest posts? Our patient panel reviewed their first products, we had a fantastic guest post about TMJ disorder and clenching & grinding, as well as iPhone and iPad applications to help you manage TMJD/chronic pain. Here are…

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Weekly Round-Up May 21 to 27th

Welcome to these week’s round-up! Here’s the latest health & TMJ disorder related news: Is there a relationship between signs & symptoms of TMJ disorder and mouth opening, gender, joint pain, and hearing loss? This study looked at 464 Greek students and evaluated what signs & symptoms of TMJD were present. They found that more…

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TMJ Disorder Research & Health News Weekly Round-Up – Third Week of May

You may have wondered why we’ve been a little quiet over the past two weeks. Well, now you can see why! We have had our hands full with the new addition to the family. She is insanely cute, but has more energy than any puppy I have ever met. Sometimes I wonder if someone switched…

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Health & Chronic Pain News April 23-29

Lessons from patients using social media to influence the course of medical research – In Canada, over 500 Facebook fan pages, groups, and events were created to support an Italian surgeons theory on the cause of multiple sclerosis. The theory, that a vein widening procedure  called venoplasty could cure or treat MS, was not supported…

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April 16-22 Health, Chronic Pain, & TMJ Disorder News Round-Up

Possible new drug for depression and anxiety – Preliminary findings show that abnormal signaling by a chemical called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) may contribute to these conditions. Researchers have developed a stable molecule (dubbed ANA-12) which appears to stop this signaling in mice. While it will be years before we see this being tested in humans,…

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Health & Chronic Pain News Round-Up

Our weekly round-up is back! Here is the health & pain news for the past couple weeks. We’ll be back next week with a special TMJ disorder only news edition! Ohm… researchers at the Wake Forest Baptist Center find that clearing your mind can help to reduce pain. A sampling of 15 men and women…

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February 19-25 News Round-Up

This week at TMJ Hope: You requested that we put up lists of TMJ friendly products, so we put those up (by the way, buying products from Amazon helps support TMJ Hope): TMJ Heating Pads Must Have Products for Eating & Nutrition TMJ Hope Member Recommended TMJ Pillows We also had an article about dealing…

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February 12-18 News Round-Up

This week at TMJ Hope, we closed out our weather poll and published the results with Does Weather Make Jaw Pain Worse? as well as a great dessert recipe: Think Spring Ambrosia. As far as health and TMJ related news goes, we’ve got a couple things to cover:

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