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Re: TMJ NIGHTMARE

Re: TMJ NIGHTMARE

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Posted by melissa on October 24, 2000 at 23:24:36:

In Reply to: TMJ NIGHTMARE posted by PAMELA on October 23, 2000 at 16:51:19:

: WHERE DO I GO FROM HERE? I WAS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT WITH AN 18 WHEELER 4 YEARS AGO I STRUCK MY JAW ON THE STEERING WHEL SINCE THEN MY LIFE HAS BEEN HELL I HAD SURGERY IT DID NOT HELP AT ALL . MY JAW LOCKS SHUT FOR DAYS AT A TIME. I HAVE HAD A HEADACHE FOR 4 YEARS THAT NOTHING HAS TAKEN AWAY. I CAN NOT WEAR THE SPLINT IT MAKE ME TRY TO READJUST MY BITE AND MAKES THINGS WORSE. MY BIGGEST PROBLEM IS NOW WHAT WORKMANS COMP REFUSES TO HELP EVEN THOUGH OTHER DOCOTORS SAY I NEED FURTHER HELP. I CAN NOT HOLD DOWN A JOB WITH CHRONIC PAIN AND MY JAW LOCKING SHUT. NOTHING HAS WORKED. I CAN NOT CONTINUE TO LIVE MY LIFE LIKE THIS IT IS PURE HELL. I HAVVE EVEN CONSIDERED HAVING ALL OF MY TEETH PULLED OUT TO SEE IF THAT WOULD HELP. I HAVE PAIN IN MY EARS NECK EYES JAW SHOULDERS ARMS EVEN TO THE JUST BELOW MY SHOULDER BLADES SOMETIMES THE MUSCLES SPASMS GET SO BAD I CAN NOT BREATH CAN ANYONE HELP????? I CAN ONLY GIVE EVERYONE ELSE ONE PIECE OF WELL LEARNED ADVICE DON'T GET HURT ON THE JOB.

HEY! TRY AND HANG IN THERE I KNOW EXACTLY WHAT YOU ARE GOIN THRU,,, my JAW IS DISLOCATED ON BOTH SIDES- ONE IS SEVERE , OTHER IS MILD BUT MY LIFE HAS GRINDED TA A HELLISH HAULT DUE TO THIS NIGHTMARE- I WAS HIT 4 TIMES!!! 4 CAR ACCIDENTS ECT-
ANYWAYS I CAN'T WORK EITHER CAUSE OF THIS CHRONIC PAIN! I HAVE HAD TO RESORT TO SOCIAL SECURITY ,, IT TOOK ME 4 YEARS TO GET ON IT! BUT LEAST NOW I GOT IT- GO APPLY FOR IT!!!!!!! IT MIGHT OF GONE FASTER HAD I OBTAINED LEGAL HELP BUT HERES WHAT I DID- GET AS MANY DR'S REPORTS AS U CAN- MRI'S ECT AND I EVEN TOOK INFO BOUT TMJ FROM THE INTERNET TO THE SSI HEARING ,, AND IT WORKED...
GOOD LUCK,,,,

MELISSA




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