Fothergill’s Disease (FD) also known as Trigeminal Neuralgia is characterized by paroxysmal attacks of severe, sharp, stabbing, electric shock-like pain affecting one side of face mainly second and third divisions of it. It can be triggered by chewing, speaking, and cold winds.
What causes facial swelling? Practitioners who treat TMD/TMJ should be on the lookout for facial swelling and have an idea of what could be the cause. Mike Karegeannes lays out some common causes of facial swelling.
TMD specialist Mike Karegeannes explains how to use this simple screening tool to help care providers distinguish TMD from other conditions of jaw, head, and neck.
Mike Karegeannes shares his thoughts on Acupuncture treatment for TMD. He also weighs in on the importance of health care collaboration and provides tools to help treat TMD.
Struggling with TMJ? Having jaw, head, or neck pain? Here are helpful hints for self-treating symptoms of TMJ from specialist Pete Balik, PT.