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by leodotcom
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?

Hey Jaime, Thanks again for your reply, that information is really helpful! My surgeon gave me one more week to get to 3 fingers width or I'm going to PT. I'm currently at two fingers width. Wish me luck! It's hard to find a balance of stretching and keeping my orthodontist-mandated elastics on. The...
by leodotcom
Fri Aug 11, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?

Hey Jaime,

Thanks so much for your reply! I started watching your vlogs on Youtube (around the 6 week mark since that's where I'm at) and it's super helpful! What was your experience with physiotherapy like? Or if there is a video/blog post where you do a deep dive let me know :)
by leodotcom
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

Re: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?

Just in case someone is Googling around for an answer to this, I'm gonna post an update. UPDATE: Don't freak out! Take a deep breath! It's gonna be okay! My surgeon did not cast me out during my appointment when I admitted my jaw still can't open past one finger. He did seem mildly disappointed, and...
by leodotcom
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?
Replies: 6
Views: 1290

4 Weeks Post-Op: Jaw exercises not working?

Hello all! I'm almost four weeks post-op from a double jaw surgery (6/27/17.) My top jaw came forward ~6mm (three pieces) and my bottom jaw slid back ~4mm. I was never wired shut, I've only had two rubber bands to help guide my bite. I do have an acrylic splint wired to my top teeth. At my one week ...