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Pseudo-temporomandibular joint pain-dysfunction syndrome

August 14, 2014

A case of pseudo TMJ-PDS is presented in which a classical sternomastoid trigger point syndrome mimicks dysfunction of the TMJ. Key points in the differential diagnosis are discussed. (JCCA 1988; 32(3):143-144) Key Words: temporomandibular, sternomastoid, facial pain, trigger point, chiropractic Un cas de pseudo TMJ-PDS dans lequel un syndrome de zone gâchette sterno-mastoïdienne classique simule

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Temporomandibular joint: conservative care of TMJ dysfunction in a competitive swimmer

June 19, 2014

Objective: To detail the progress of a patient with TMJ dysfunction and headaches due to swimming, who underwent a conservative treatment plan featuring soft tissue therapy, spinal manipulative therapy, and rehabilitation. Clinical Features: The most important features were initial bilateral temporal headaches and persistent left sided TMJ pain brought about by bilateral breathing while swimming.

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