Relief is at hand – Applying Cool Jaw® hot or cold gel packs are the most basic treatments for TMJ and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD); and a great place to start:
PRLog – Feb. 05, 2015 – ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Cool Jaw®, a division of Medico International Inc®, is a leading supplier of Hands-free Cold and Heat Therapy for the oral and maxillofacial surgical fields. Medico International’s Cool Jaw® product line utilizes a unique, patented pocket design that enables patients to easily replace gel packs without compromising compression; allowing them to fulfill their post-operative care instructions in an easy, non-evasive manner. Cool Jaw products are ideal for wisdom teeth extractions, reconstructive jaw surgery, implant surgery, maxillary and mandibular trauma, and genioplasty, as well as Teeth Grinding (Bruxium) and TMJ pain.
In a survey conducted by the TMJ Association and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) targeting Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD), hot and cold compresses to the jaw were found to be the number one most effective and most frequently used pain therapy or treatment. Cool Jaw offers Reusable Cold Therapy Gel Packs which freeze solid and remain cold for over an hour a great for Total TMJ Care. In addition, because not everyone finds relief in the same manor, the Reusable Hot / Cold Therapy Gel Packs remain pliable when frozen and can also be heated. Offered in a variety of sizes and colors.
Of the 46 treatments outlined, 91% of respondents chose thermal therapy (hot or cold compresses) to treat their TMD pain. 74% of the respondents reported reduction of symptoms after applying thermal treatment.
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