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Effect of Massage Treatment in Temporomandibular Joint

2019-10-24 12:49:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) have multiple and broad clinical effects on orofacial structures and are often diagnosed in patients with a prevalence of between 5% and 12%. Among treatment options, massage therapy is one of the common therapeutic procedures and allows interesting clinical outcomes by reducing TMD symptoms successfully. However, there has been no attempt to validate this knowledge. Thus, the aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of massage and its properties in patients with TMD.

Study Design

Conditions

Massage Therapy

Intervention

Massage therapy, non-effective treatment

Location

Istanbul university,Faculty of Dentistry
Fatih
Turkey
34452

Status

Completed

Source

Istanbul University

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