Trigeminal Neuralgia Physical Therapy Treatment Approach

Posted by on October 16, 2018 in Headaches, Treatment | 0 comments

Trigeminal Neuralgia Physical Therapy Treatment Approach

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. Most of the time patients with FD or TN showed partially or refractory responsiveness to drug therapy or surgery for relief of pain. Hardly any studies have reported the role of physical therapy in Fothergill’s Disease or Trigeminal Neuralgia.

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Facial Swelling As It Relates To TMJ Issues

Posted by on August 6, 2018 in Symptoms, Treatment | 0 comments

Facial Swelling As It Relates To TMJ Issues

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.

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Can Migraines cause TMD? Migraine Awareness Month

Posted by on May 22, 2018 in Headaches, TMD | 0 comments

Can Migraines cause TMD? Migraine Awareness Month

TMD and TMJ expert Mike Karegeannes discusses research showing adequate treatment of migraines can reduce the occurrence of TMD. Should you make an appointment with a physical therapist to treat your headaches? Find out!

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Headaches, TMJ Pain, Neck Pain, Computers, and Ergonomics

Posted by on March 29, 2018 in Causes, Headaches, TMD, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Headaches, TMJ Pain, Neck Pain, Computers, and Ergonomics

Ergonomics and desk setup are closely tied to postural health. Learn to create an ergonomically correct desk to prevent headaches, neck pain, and TMJ pain.

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A short screening tool for TMD/TMJ

Posted by on March 15, 2018 in Symptoms, TMD, Treatment | 0 comments

A short screening tool for TMD/TMJ

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.

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Chronic Pain: From Hurt to Help, a Look at Pain

Posted by on February 16, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Chronic Pain: From Hurt to Help, a Look at Pain

Discover the difference between acute vs chronic pain and find health practitioners who understand the physical and emotional nature of pain. There is HELP, There is HOPE!

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Acupuncture or Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain related to Facial Pain or Temporomandibular Pain

Posted by on December 21, 2017 in TMD, Treatment | 0 comments

Acupuncture or Dry Needling for Myofascial Pain related to Facial Pain or Temporomandibular Pain

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.

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Hints For Self-Treating TMJ Symptoms

Posted by on November 1, 2017 in TMD, Treatment | 0 comments

Hints For Self-Treating TMJ Symptoms

Struggling with TMJ? Having jaw, head, or neck pain? Here are helpful hints for self-treating symptoms of TMJ from specialist Pete Balik, PT.

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As You Sleep, So Shall You Reap

Posted by on October 31, 2017 in Treatment, Uncategorized | 0 comments

As You Sleep, So Shall You Reap

Learn the role a physical therapist can play in getting a good nights sleep. Mike Karegeannes gives insight for both patients and practitioners.

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Headaches – Have You Tried This?

Posted by on October 4, 2017 in Headaches | 0 comments

Headaches – Have You Tried This?

Can’t get rid of your headaches? Physical Therapist Todd Pratte shares actions you can take to reduce the prevalence and severity of headaches.

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