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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.
Massage therapy, non-effective treatment
Istanbul university,Faculty of Dentistry
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-24T12:49:31-0400
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