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Title:
Taking control of TMJ : your total wellness program for recovering from temporomandibular joint pain, whiplash, fibromyalgia, and related disorders
Author:
Uppgaard, Robert O.
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Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
x, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781572241268
Format :
Book

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If you are among the 60 million people in the United States affected by TMJ disorder, then you may know what it's like to have your problem be misdiagnosed or go untreated. Perhaps you've undergone unnecessary and costly treatments to no avail. Dr. Uppgaard'sTotal Wellness Program will help you understand this painful condition, relieve its symptoms, prevent its recurrence, and avoid unnecessary surgery. This comprehensive guide also explores the connection TMJ disorder has to fibromyalgia and whiplash.


Author Notes

Dr. Robert O. Uppgaard received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Minnesota. He spent the next six years a s apart-time instructor there and pursued two years of postgraduate study in oral pathology. Following twenty years of general dentistry practice in Minneapolis, he moved to a rural area in northern Minnesota, where h established a family practice with an emphasis on TMJ disorder. For two years he commuted to the University of Minnesota to serve as an assistant professor in a troubleshooting capacity, after which he began his ten-year outcome-based study of TMJ patients. Dr. Uppgaard's practice has been limited to TMJ disorder since 1990.