New Concepts in Craniomandibular and Chronic Pain Management
Mosby-Wolfe, 1994 - Medical - 373 pages
This book presents the views of clinicians and researchers in this field, with a new look at the posture maintenance problem. The material presented should aid in the understanding and effective treatment of the chronic pain patient. Topics covered include: principles and determinants of the process of body use; diagnosis and treatment of muscle pain; scoliosis evaluation and documentation with computerized infrared thermography; and restoration of abnormal upper quarter posture.
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The Process of Body Use Principles and Determinants
Diagnosis and Treatment of Muscle Pain
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abnormal anatomical angle appliance applied kinesiology arch back pain biomechanical body weight bone cause cervical spine clinical compression condylar condyle correct craniomandibular craniomandibular disorders deep bite Dent dental disc disorders evaluation facial factors flexion forward head posture fossa function gait head and neck hyoid hyoid bone incisors increased kyphosis ligaments lordosis lower malocclusion mandible mandibular postural masseter maxillary mechanical medial medial pterygoid muscle ment mobility molar motion movement muscle activity nerve neutral alignment normal occiput occlusal occur open bite Orthod Orthopedic pain and dysfunction palpation patient pelvis physiologic plane posterior cranial rotation posteriorly postural rest position proprioceptive relationship result sagittal scoliosis shoulder girdle side sitting skeletal slumped soft tissue spinal splint stability stomatognathic system stretch suboccipital subtalar joint supine symptoms syndrome techniques teeth temporal temporomandibular joint tension therapy thermography thoracic tilt tion treatment trigger points upper trapezius vertical dimension