Archive for April, 2024

#79 “Why Insurance Companies Don’t Want to Cover TMD/TMJ”

The second most common question I hear patients ask at the time of their consultation is “Why doesn’t my medical insurance cover your device and protocol?”  Sometimes I give a short answer and sometimes I give the more comprehensive response.  The short answer is, “Because they don’t want to.” The more comprehensive answer usually takes […]

#78 Dangers of Misdiagnosing TMD/TMJ as Chiari Malformation

Chiari Malformation is a very uncommon disease affecting only one in one thousand people. There are four (4) types of Chiari Malformation.  The most common type is Chiari Malformation Type 1, which occurs when the lower part of the cerebellum, that part of the brain responsible for movement and balance, pushes through or herniates through […]