Physiotherapy for Temporomandibular joint disorder

Is a combination of manual therapy and exercise effective?

Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) is a collection of symptoms which affects the jaw and surrounding structures. Unfortunately, there is still no clear consensus as to which is the most effective way to manage this condition.

This study explored whether a combination of manual therapy and exercise could improve symptoms of TMD and found that such a program was able to yield positive outcomes in both orofacial pain and headache symptoms.


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