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myofascial pain

Nature and treatment of myofascial pain syndrome

Myofascial pain syndrome or MPS is the medical term for simple muscle pain, which is the pain or inflammation of the body’s soft tissues...

Treatment for Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)

TMDs are usually transient and self-limiting; therefore, there is no need for complicated and irreversible procedures. The main objectives in TMD treatment are pain reduction or elimination and resumption of normal mandibular activity. By addressing the physical disorder and perpetuating factors through a structured and time limited program, these goals could be simply met...
temporomandibular disorders

Temporomandibular Disorders TMD Symptoms

The tempromandibular complex is affected by two distinct disorders, articular and muscular. The articular disorders include disc condyle complex incoordination namely disc displacement with reduction and disc displacement without reduction. This group is often classified as internal derangements. The muscle disorders include myofascial pain, myositis, spasm and contracture,...

Headache and Temporomandibular Disorders (TMDs)

Headache and tempromandibular disorders (TMDs) are among the most common complaints in the general population. The considerable overlap of symptoms in the patients suffering from headache and TMDs, suggests that tempromandibular structures can cause headache or the headache may refer pain to the masticatory muscles and tempromandibular structures. Nevertheless,...