Pain Relief

Surviving Winter with Joint Instability and/or Muscle Pain

    Winter is really challenging with a connective tissue disorder.  The slipperiness of the snow and ice combines with my joint instability to make walking outside dangerous.  And the coldness, indoors and outside, causes my muscles to be even more tense and painful than usual.  So here are some things I have found that… Continue reading Surviving Winter with Joint Instability and/or Muscle Pain

daily life

Soft Foods for TMJ Pain Flare-ups: Part 2

So, when your TMJ pain starts to get better, but you’re still too sore to do a lot of chewing, what can you eat?  I’ve shared what I eat at the “easy-chewing” and “medium-chewing” stages of a TMJ pain flare-up below.  The really nice thing is that once you can do some chewing, it is… Continue reading Soft Foods for TMJ Pain Flare-ups: Part 2