[Influence of body posture in the prevalence of craniomandibular dysfunction].

@article{Fuentes1999InfluenceOB,
  title={[Influence of body posture in the prevalence of craniomandibular dysfunction].},
  author={Romulo A Fuentes and Wolfgang B. Freesmeyer and J L M Henriquez},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={1999},
  volume={127 9},
  pages={1079-85}
}
BACKGROUND Postural alterations of the shoulders, dorsal spine and hips could have an influence on the development of craniomandibular dysfunctions. AIM To study the influence of body posture on the prevalence of craniomandibular dysfunction. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred thirty six dental students and 41 patients assisting to the temporomandibular joints (TMJ) clinic at the Freie Universität at Berlin, were studied. Masticator, cervical muscles, temporomandibular joints and occlusions… CONTINUE READING
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