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Old 09-10-2008, 11:36 AM   #1
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tmj pain from whiplash

have whiplash for almost 4 months and went to dentist about a month ago with jaw pain and told tmj from neck trama. It came and go but now have had bad pain for 4 days with day 1 hearing some cracking when turning head from one side to another while laying in bed, is this definitly tmj from whiplash

 
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Old 09-10-2008, 03:11 PM   #2
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Re: tmj pain from whiplash

Hi
I have crackles in my neck too and have an old whiplash injury from years ago but I'm older and also have some arthritis in the neck. the neck does affect the jaw. Have you tried PT for ultrasound and maybe neck posture exercises. A lot of times correcting the posture can help, and PT can help with that. Maybe the dentist can order you some PT.

 
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