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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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Central Library RK470 .U66 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Six-step wellness program helps readers understand what TMJ is and provides exercises to improve jaw functioning, relieve pain and deal with trigger points, eliminate harmful habits, deal with contributing stress, and evaluate and improve your diet and exercise habits. Additional chapters cover the connection between TMJ, whiplash, & fibromyalgia. Describes the use of splints and other treatment


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.


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