- Volume 4 Issue 2
This study was to investigate the needs of the functional abnormality of the Temporomandibular joint. The purpose of this study was to find out basic concept for the Chiropractic-care necessity of the neuromuscular skeletal patients with functional abnormality of the temporomandibular joint. I evaluated the change of the range of motion, neck pain, headache by post xray, orthopedic test and patient's charts. The range of motion at temporomandibular joint was improved and the necessity of chiropractic care was recognized in the neuromuscular skeletal patients with having temporomandibular joint problems.
Temporomandibular Joint;Chiropractic-Care;Range of Motion
- Blake P, Thorburn DN, Stewart IA. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction in children presenting as otalgia. Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 1982; 7(4): 237-244. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2273.1982.tb01390.x
- Gelb H, Tarte J. A two-year clinical dental evaluation of 200 cases of chronic headache: the craniocervical-mandibular syndrome. J Am Dent Assoc 1975; 91(6): 1230-1236. https://doi.org/10.14219/jada.archive.1975.0537
- Croft AC, Steigerwald DP. TMJ and Whiplash: Of Forces and Farces. Dynamic Chiropratic 1992; 10: 22-30.
- Ballegaard V, Thede-Schmidt-Hansen P, Svensson P, Jensen R. Are headache and temporomandibular disorders related? A blinded study. Cephalalgia 2008; 28(8): 832-841. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2982.2008.01597.x
- Jokstad A. Some evidence for the management temporomandibular joint disorders. Evid Based Dent 2012; 13(1): 27-28. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.ebd.6400848
- Kovero O, Kononen M. Signs and symptoms of temporomandibular disorders and radiologically observed abnormalities in the condyles of the temporomandibular joints of professional violin and viola players. Acta Odontol Scand 1995; 53(2): 81-84. https://doi.org/10.3109/00016359509005951
- Ow RK, Loh T, Neo J, Khoo J. Symptoms of craniomandibular disorder among elderly people. J Oral Rehabil 1995; 22(6): 413-419. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2842.1995.tb00794.x
- Helms CA, Morrish RB Jr, Kircos LT, Katzberg RW, Dolwick MF. Computed tomography of the meniscus of the temporomandibular joint: preliminary observations. Radiology 1982; 145(3): 719-722. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiology.145.3.7146402
- McComas AJ. Oro-facial muscles: internal structure, function and ageing. Gerodontology 1998; 15(1): 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-2358.1998.00003.x
- Schwartz L, Chayes CM(). The history and clinical examination. Philadelphia 1968.
- Gatterman, Meridel I. Foundations of Chiropractic Subluxation. St, Louis 1995.
- Plaugher G. Text book of Clinical Chiropratic. Williams and Wilkins 1993.
- Leach, Robert A. The Chiropractic Theories. Williams and Wilkins 1994.