Taking Control of TMJ: Your Total Wellness Program for Recovering from Temporomandibular Joint Pain, Whiplash, Fibromyalgia, and Related Disorders

Taking Control of TMJ: Your Total Wellness Program for Recovering from Temporomandibular Joint Pain, Whiplash, Fibromyalgia, and Related Disorders

by Robert Uppgaard, Uppgaard
     
 

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’s Total Wellness Program will help you understand this painful condition, relieve

Overview

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’s Total 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.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Dr. Uppgaard’s years of experience in treating patients with TMJ disorders….has enabled him to write a book of hope for those suffering from these disease entities. His description of simple, conservative, cost-effective approaches to relieving pain, getting well, and staying well are to be admired…This book is a ‘must read.’”
—Harold Gelb, D.M.D., P.C., Diplomat of the American Board of Orofacial Pain

This powerful book is the first of its kind and will unravel the mysteries and answer your questions regarding TMJ disorder. It is a virtual gold min of information about a previously misunderstood problem affecting millions of people.”
—John W. Witzig, D.D.S., President of the TMJ Institute of America

“How blessed we are to have the fruits of Dr. Uppgaard’s forty-plus years of conservative treatment in easy-to-understand form. How special it is that he has written this book for doctor and patient alike.”
—William E. Stein, D.D.S., Feature Editor, Northwest Dentistry Magazine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572241268
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
Unassigned Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
614,280
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

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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