Treat TMJ Symptoms
E-Z Flex II is an air cushioned TMJ exerciser that is designed to restore range of motion and function to the jaw. There are numerous TMJ symptoms and jaw-related symptoms that E-Z Flex II can provide assistance in treating:
1. TMJ pain, jaw pain, ear pain, head pain
2. Clenching of the teeth, grinding of the teeth
3. Joint and jaw noises – clicking, popping, crackling noises
4. Jaw pain with chewing
5. Headaches in the temple region, pain in the temples
6. Headaches in the morning upon awakening
7. Limitation in jaw opening, limitation of mouth opening
Treat TMJ Disorders & Related Conditions
There are numerous jaw conditions and TMJ disorders in which E-Z Flex II is a recommended treatment:
1. Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
2. Jaw muscle disorders from muscle spasm, clenching, bruxism (grinding of teeth), muscle stress & strain
3. Rehabilitation of jaw mobility and function following jaw surgery: TMJ surgery – arthroscopy, arthrotomy, TMJ arthrocentesis (joint irrigation), orthognathic surgery (correction of skeletal jaw disorders)
4. Rehabilitation of jaw mobility and function from trauma (following the healing phase)
5. Rehabilitation of jaw mobility and function following trismus from: Dental/facial infection, Dental injection
6. Maintenance of jaw mobility and function: during and after radiation therapy to the head and neck, certain intra-cranial (brain) surgeries
Warnings and Cautions
1. A variety of serious conditions may cause jaw pain and/or decreased jaw opening. The use of E-Z Flex II is not a substitute for a careful medical/dental evaluation prior to its use. All individuals with symptoms of jaw pain, limited opening or other symptoms of jaw dysfunction should undergo a thorough evaluation by a qualified healthcare provider before using E-Z Flex II.
2. Individuals with dental problems, dental implants, crowns, bridges, loose teeth, gum and periodontal problems, complete dentures or removable dentures, should consult a dentist prior to using E-Z Flex II.
3. Individuals who have been treated with radiation therapy to the jaws, head and neck region must consult their physician and dentist prior to the use of E-Z Flex II.
4. If the user experiences unexpected pain at any time during the use of E-Z Flex II, its use should be stopped immediately and the treating doctor must be consulted.
E-Z Flex II should not be used in individuals who have diagnosed or undiagnosed fractures of the upper jaw, lower jaw and facial bones. Individuals with the following conditions should not use E-Z Flex II: osteomyelitis of the upper/lower jaw, osteonecrosis of the upper/lower jaw, and other pathologic conditions of the jaw bone (cysts, tumors).