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 Search this Thread
Old 04-27-2010, 08:20 AM   #1
yoga gal
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 33
yoga gal HB User
Relapse of limited opening after procedures?!

Does anyone have experience with relapse of limited opening after having procedures such as arthocentesis or arthroscopy? If so- what happened- did it take place gradually and /or were you able to regain opening you had after procedure? Were you able to gain any further opening?
Experiences please! Need help!

Last edited by yoga gal; 04-27-2010 at 09:21 AM. Reason: RELAPSE OF OPENING AFTER PROCEDURES?

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 05-01-2010, 02:57 AM   #2
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Ireland
Posts: 255
pipdog HB Userpipdog HB User
Re: Relapse of limited opening after procedures?!

Limited opening can have various causes.

One is that the more to the front the disc is displaced the more limited the opening. Another is that with TMJ dysfunction the masticatory musles go into a state of hyperactivity and contract, this can also limit opening.

There is a jaw rehab sytem called Therabite which is very effective in countering muscle contraction and so increasing opening - I've gone from 47mm to 55mm and I'm told this means the muscles are finding their 'resting length'

Old 05-01-2010, 10:57 AM   #3
yoga gal
Junior Member
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 33
yoga gal HB User
Re: Relapse of limited opening after procedures?!

I am thinking about trying this.
Appreciate your reply

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
had a 2nd "relapse" deskette Relationship Health 27 02-09-2009 07:38 AM
Solution to limited mouth opening? violet89 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 6 01-27-2009 10:53 AM
Evans Calcaneal Osteotomy, Gastrocnemius Recession, Colton Opening Wedge Osteotomy bitty24 Foot & Ankle Problems 1 10-17-2008 09:50 PM
problem opening mouth after routine dental care florida40 Dental Health 8 05-07-2007 06:50 AM
what are the chances of relapse? laskalady TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 13 03-06-2006 08:41 AM
Help!!! Relapse today! newbie5 Menopause 12 02-23-2005 01:22 PM
Sudden relapse and death. Any answers, support? siren1024 Cancer: Lung 3 09-21-2004 05:30 AM
Limited Opening, NTI, Lump flow24er TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 3 03-17-2004 01:08 PM
Teeth impressions - limited opening MarkCE TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 9 09-06-2003 06:40 AM
Limited Opening abby320 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 18 08-28-2003 02:47 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

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

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:37 AM.

Site owned and operated by™
Terms of Use © 1998-2015™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!