It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-28-2003, 05:07 PM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Anvers
Posts: 50
StylophonePet HB User
Question What's a myotronic unit

I've heard a lot on this board about Myotronic tens units, what is that?
What the difference from "traditional" tens?

Old 09-28-2003, 05:22 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 775
DianeTMJ HB User

A Myotronic tens unit is made by Myotronics. It does not stimulate the nerves like the rest of the tens units out there. It stimulates the muscles that are all irriated from the TMJD. It pushes out the toxin build up in the muscles, bringing in fresh oxygen & blood, helping to possibly relieve some of the TMJD symptoms. They can only be purchased from a Dr or dentist.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 09-29-2003, 12:23 PM   #3
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: MO
Posts: 489
Michelle W HB User

I have a question for you Diane. Do you know if you can try any of these devices before you actually purchase one? I am thinking they might be expensive, and then if they don't work you are out the cash.

Old 09-29-2003, 01:03 PM   #4
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 775
DianeTMJ HB User

Hi Michelle -
Well, my dentist had an extra one and just sent me home with one as I was in such a mess. Perhaps a dentist or dr would let you try one in their office???
They are expensive though, I paid.... gosh, I think I paid $605.00 for mine, geez I can't remember! I think Cheryl paid less for hers. So you would want to be sure it helps before purchasing.
Hope this helps

Old 09-29-2003, 01:37 PM   #5
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,646
CherylLynn24 HB UserCherylLynn24 HB UserCherylLynn24 HB User


We purchased one of these units for home use for my Son. He used one in the office prior to us buying one. I know that Neuromuscular dentists use this type, I'm not sure if any other dentists do or not. The cost for us was around $585, but it sounds like some dentists charge as high as $900 for them. Before buying one, I'd make sure that it worked for you. My Son uses it and it helps him, as for almost seems to make me feel worse. Hope this helps!
Take Care,

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Purchasing a Myotronic TENS Unit? Your Thoughts Please looney TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 16 06-13-2011 09:40 PM
I don't know what to do parapluie Pain Management 8 05-02-2008 02:50 PM
TENS unit Lynne720 Back Problems 7 11-14-2007 12:24 PM
Does a Tens Unit mean no pain meds? BlueAtlas Back Problems 36 02-24-2007 03:02 PM
what do I do now Jess22 Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 1 01-03-2007 06:04 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.


There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added

Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to for complete list)
Klonopin Motrin


MountainReader (78), Canuck65 (37), Shirlett (26), TMJ82 (22), Jill 227 (17), judye (16), Marlene (13), navymid (10), clencher1 (9), saltyk9 (8)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1013), Apollo123 (909), Titchou (856), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (755), midwest1 (670), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:58 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!