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I have dizziness, tinnitis and balance problems and alanto-occipital pain as a result of TMJD and Musculoskeletal disorder of cervical origin. This is what the C&P examiner listed in my exam results. I have a claim in for retro-orbital Headaches, Vertigo, Bruxism and jaw pain, Cervical DDD w/radiculopathy and Cervical Dystonia. I realize that a lot of these seem to overlap symptoms. Before anyone asks, yes they are in my SMR's and this is my initial claim post retirement.

Will the dizzines/stumbling/tinnitis be rated analogous to a peripheral vestibular disorder and be secondary to TMJD? I know that there is some literature to suggest that ALL of these conditions to include the Dystonia can be caused by TMJD.

The other question I have is that the examiner listed no ROM for Mandibular Function. Isn't TMJ rated base on ROM and other symptoms secondary?

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I have dizziness, tinnitis and balance problems and alanto-occipital pain as a result of TMJD and Musculoskeletal disorder of cervical origin. This is what the C&P examiner listed in my exam results. I have a claim in for retro-orbital Headaches, Vertigo, Bruxism and jaw pain, Cervical DDD w/radiculopathy and Cervical Dystonia. I realize that a lot of these seem to overlap symptoms. Before anyone asks, yes they are in my SMR's and this is my initial claim post retirement.

Will the dizzines/stumbling/tinnitis be rated analogous to a peripheral vestibular disorder and be secondary to TMJD? I know that there is some literature to suggest that ALL of these conditions to include the Dystonia can be caused by TMJD.

The other question I have is that the examiner listed no ROM for Mandibular Function. Isn't TMJ rated base on ROM and other symptoms secondary?

Sorry to hear about your TMJ & related problems,'bakerkd'. Have you had any PTSD experiences?

http://www.spiritofcaring.com/public/213.cfm?sd=37

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No PTSD

Right. Just wanted to rule PTSD out.

FYI...When you quoted me, I had posted a link to a study that has since changed(http://www.sdm.buffa...10308_ptsd.html.... Though this does not apply to you 'bakerkd', anyone looking for a link between TMJ, or teeth problems and PTSD, I have edited my "Commander Bob Posted Today, 08:04 AM", to reflect a new link... http://www.spiritofcaring.com/public/213.cfm?sd=37

Good luck with your issues,'bakerkd'. I hope you find the answers you seek.

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I have dizziness, tinnitis and balance problems and alanto-occipital pain as a result of TMJD and Musculoskeletal disorder of cervical origin. This is what the C&P examiner listed in my exam results. I have a claim in for retro-orbital Headaches, Vertigo, Bruxism and jaw pain, Cervical DDD w/radiculopathy and Cervical Dystonia. I realize that a lot of these seem to overlap symptoms. Before anyone asks, yes they are in my SMR's and this is my initial claim post retirement.

Will the dizzines/stumbling/tinnitis be rated analogous to a peripheral vestibular disorder and be secondary to TMJD? I know that there is some literature to suggest that ALL of these conditions to include the Dystonia can be caused by TMJD.

The other question I have is that the examiner listed no ROM for Mandibular Function. Isn't TMJ rated base on ROM and other symptoms secondary?

did you rule out whip lash? anything like that ever happen to you?

http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/disorders/central/cervical/cervical.html

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baker,

I'm sending a shout out to someone that I feel will know

this issue and secondaries - inside and out.

bump

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