Immediate effect of nonspecific mandibular mobilization on postural control in subjects with temporomandibular disorder: a single-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial

BACKGROUND: Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is considered multifactorial and is defined as a group of pain conditions characterized by functional stomatognathic system alterations, which may be affected by or related disrupted postural control. OBJECTIVE: Assess the immediate effect of nonspecific mandibular mobilization (NMM) on the postural control of subjects diagnosed or not with TMD. METHOD: A simple-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial was performed involving 50 subjects of both genders assigned to two groups: the TMD group and the control group. TMD was diagnosed according to the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (RDC/TMD). A stabilometric assessment was performed by testing subjects in a quiet stance on a dual force platform under two visual conditions (eyes open and eyes closed). The Center of Pressure (CoP)-related variables analyzed were displacement, amplitude, speed of anterior-posterior (AP) and medial-lateral (ML) displacements and CoP sway area. The mean values of each variable were compared, considering the accepted significance value of p
Source: Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia - Category: Physiotherapy Source Type: research

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Condition:   TMD Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: electromyography Sponsor:   Pomeranian Medical University Szczecin Completed
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AbstractIntroductionTemporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction is a common condition that is best evaluated with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristics of the patients with TMJ osteoarthrosis on MR imaging.MethodsThe MR images of 206 TMJs of 103 patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD) were evaluated retrospectively in this study. The relationship between osteoarthrosis and age, gender, TMJ pain and MR imaging findings, such as disc displacement with or without reduction and TMJ effusion, was analysed.ResultsThe patients with TMJ osteoarthrosis (mean: 51.6  ...
Source: Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Medical Imaging —Original Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Gopal Nambi S, Walid Kamal Abdelbasset
Source: Burns - Category: Dermatology Source Type: research
Authors: Adina S, Dipalma G, Bordea IR, Lucaciu O, Feurdean C, Inchingolo AD, Septimiu R, Malcangi G, Cantore S, Martin D, Inchingolo F Abstract Orthopedic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) instability is very common among children and adults. It is often associated with pain in the cervicofacial region, and muscle contraction. To investigate whether muscle contraction can cause permanent posterior rotation of the head and whether treatment with splint and kinetotherapy is efficient, a literature review was carried out of patients with pain in the cervicofacial area. Additionally, the case of a 15-year old patient pres...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
Conclusion. The results of our own research clearly indicate that the use of the radiofrequency waves brings pain relief and improvement of clinical parameters to a greater extent than in sonophoresis. It can be a very important new method in supportive treatment of TMD. Research needs to be continued. PMID: 32454921 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pain Research and Management - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Pain Res Manag Source Type: research
The aim of the study was to compare interpositional arthroplasty using a dermis fat graft with gap arthroplasty in the management of ankylosis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). We organised a prospective randomised study of 22 patients who presented with ankylosis of the TMJ. They were randomised to be treated with either plain gap arthroplasty or dermis fat arthroplasty, and the predictor variable was the method of treatment. The primary outcome variables were mouth opening and pain on jaw exercises.
Source: The British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
Internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is usually treated conservatively, but about 5% require surgical treatment. We designed a retrospective study to assess the long-term outcomes of eminectomy combined with discectomy and silastic interpositional graft in 44 patients who had chronic TMJ dysfunction that had not responded to traditional conservative treatment and arthrocentesis. The maximum mouth opening, pain score, Wilkes stage, and clinical dysfunction index were measured before, and two years after, operation.
Source: The British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Authors: Source Type: research
PRGF® endoret injections for temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis treatment: a one-year follow-up. J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2019 Nov-Dec;33(6 Suppl. 2):215-222 Authors: DENTAL SUPPLEMENT, Giacomello M, Mortellaro C, Viganoni C, Crimella A, Fossati J, Lauritano D Abstract This clinical trial investigates the efficacy of PRGF-Endoret® injections for the treatment of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis by providing patient evaluations at a one-year follow-up. Fifty-two patients with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis according to the American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons' guidel...
Source: Journal of Biological Regulators and Homeostatic Agents - Category: Biomedical Science Tags: J Biol Regul Homeost Agents Source Type: research
AbstractObjectivesStable and appropriate condyle positioning is necessary for maintaining temporomandibular joint function. It is unclear if this position remains stable in patients after free fibular flap (FFF) condylar reconstruction. We investigated whether condylar position deviated after reconstruction, and whether this affected functional recovery.Materials and methodsWe retrospectively reviewed 43 patients who underwent conventional FFF condylar reconstruction, and 5 patients who underwent reconstruction by computer-assisted three-dimensional (3D) printing methods. Three-dimensional models were built from cone-beam ...
Source: Clinical Oral Investigations - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Conclusions: An occlusal splint can be considered as a non-invasive treatment approach for patients with TMD, especially those with signs and symptoms of restriction of mandibular movement and pain. Moreover, the present findings highlighted an urgent need of a standardised consensus regarding the prognostic evaluation of TMD. PMID: 32421379 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Odontologica Scandinavica - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Acta Odontol Scand Source Type: research
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