Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 22330
  Title Temporomandibular joint/temporomandibular disorders and treatment [audio lecture]
Journal DC Tracts. 2011 Winter;23(4):3-4
Peer Review No
Publication Type Audio Lecture

Lecture II Oultine
I. Fundamental Concepts
    A. Introduction of the motor unit complex
    B. Basic biomechanical issues
    C. Relationship with dentists
II. Case History
   A. Review of relevant symptoms
   B. Mechanisms of potential injury or dysfunction
   C. Relationship to ear consequences
III. Examination
   A. Visual examination
   B. Mouth opening measurement
   C. Three physical motor unit stress tests
IV. Treatment - Five Stress (Isolation) Tests
 A. Primary tests
      1. anterior extension
      2. superior
      3. lateral
B. Secondary tests
      1. posterior
      2. anterior
V. Clinical Pearls
VI. Summary
  A. Five tests of articular dysfunction: three primary and two secondary
  B. Patient stress or isolation tests for each of these cases
  C. Contact point for the correction of each dysfunction
  D. Line of drive for each of the contact points for correction
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