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Healthcare News Provided by Minnesota Head and Neck Pain Clinic
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June 15, 2022 Pain ReliefTMJ0

Is Heat or Ice Better for Jaw Pain? Whether heat or cold will help you more may depend on the source of your jaw pain. TMD symptoms can be challenging to manage. If you struggle with finding jaw pain solutions, you should know the risks if left undiagnosed and treated. Many try to manage pain by using a home remedy. This may be a place to start but when more relief is needed in the long run - be quick to seek professional help. People with a temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ for short, are all too familiar with jaw pain. If you don't have a diagnosis yet and you’re at home or at work needing your jaw to stop hurting, you may reduce temporary jaw discomfort with the simple home remedy of applying hot or cold compresses. Let’s answer common question about if and how hot and cold packs work to provide relief from jaw pain.


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April 27, 2022 AddictionPain Relief0

Chronic Pain Providers’ Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic During the pandemic, both the number of people experiencing chronic pain and the opioid epidemic have escalated. The guidance reinforces the agency’s commitment to confront opioid misuse, abuse, and addiction by taking steps to help those with acute pain get access to improved non-opioid treatment alternatives.


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March 4, 2022 Pain Relief0

Trauma-triggered pain management & how to move to full recovery. The best defense from progressive trauma-triggered pain disorders to healing. The practice of integrative pain recovery into the routine care of pain patients. To fully assist a patient’s chronic pain recovery, a multidisciplinary approach established by our medical and dental pain specialists may include physical therapy and behavioral health services. To address the root causes of pain, an integrative treatment is typically best.


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August 24, 2021 Pain Relief0

What is a Pain Disorder? Or What is a Pain Syndrome? This disorder or syndrome is chronic pain experienced by a patient in one or more areas. Risk factors play a significant role in just about all chronic illnesses and particularly chronic pain; so why not train the patient at the same time as you treat the patient. The health professional’s role then becomes one of transformation, one of helping a person really change their entire lives, or whatever factors may be contributing to health and wellness, according to James R. Fricton DDS MS.


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May 18, 2021 Pain ReliefTMJ0

Increasing numbers of people with “Long-Hauler” COVID-19 now suffer from chronic pain, fatigue, and functional decline post-COVID treatment. This has increased the need for more pain management help. If you are wondering what ongoing pain conditions COVID-19 patients are facing, read this article.


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September 30, 2020 Pain Relief0

Professional jaw pain treatment integrated with self-care is the best approach. A pain relief specialist can oversee your jaw pain diagnosis & ongoing care. Tolerating persisting jaw pain without seeing a jaw pain specialist puts you at risk of progressive arthritic changes inside the jaw joints. Early treatment is highly recommended.


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Orofacial Pain Speciality Announcement by the MN Head & Neck Pain Clinic. Orofacial pain specialist clinical guidelines for providing care for facial pain. The orofacial pain specialist brings together a patient-centered pain management program to both treat the conditions and address the many contributing factors that drive chronic pain, addiction, disability, and ongoing dependency on the healthcare system.


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Our mission is to provide high-quality, effective patient care for head and neck disorders through a multispecialty, interdisciplinary approach designed to reduce pain and improve function for all our patients.

3475 Plymouth Blvd # 200, Minneapolis, MN 55447

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Plymouth: (763) 577-2484
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St. Paul: (651) 332-7474
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Burnsville: (952) 892-6222
Fax: (952) 892-6477

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