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Lawrence Gold


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can answer: TMJ Syndrome/TMJ Dysfunction / TMD jaw pain popping and clicking of jaws earaches TMJ/TMD headaches can't answer: drug-related questions

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clients with jaw pain, jaw joint pain, limited ability to open the mouth, headaches


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see includes The American Journal of Pain Management and The Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients articles on TMJ Dysfunction,1.htm


Certified practitioner The Rolf Method of Structural Integration (1990) Hanna somatic education(TM) (1992)

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2016-09-30 Horrible ear and throat pain:

Hello, Ahuva,    The first thing is to understand TMJ Dysfunction, itself. It isn't something wrong with the jaw joint; it's that the muscles of biting and chewing have become habitually tight. Biting

2016-05-21 Bite/Body Imbalance:

Hi, Bettymay,    Two of my entries are relevant.    1) on pain associated with bite, and cause,1.htm    2) effects of jaw movement of position of comfort and posture

2015-05-11 Unusual body reactions after dental work:

Hello, Andrei,    My knowledge on the subject is summarized on the following page and those linked within it:,1.htm    Have you asked the dentist who installed the

2014-04-17 TMJ sore tongue, ear pain, jaw sounds:

Hi, Danielle,    Yes, a CT scan would have shown something.    The tongue is a muscle and muscles get fatigued and sore from being contracted or active all the time.    You have other symptoms of TMD.

2014-04-15 Mouthguard Question:

Hi, Kevin.    First thing:  a mouthguard won't stop you from grinding your teeth; it will only put padding between them.    TMJ dysfunction is a conditioning problem, not amenable to a surgical solution


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