A systematic review of the effectiveness of exercise, manual therapy, electrotherapy, relaxation training, and biofeedback in the management of temporomandibular disorder.

@article{Medlicott2006ASR,
  title={A systematic review of the effectiveness of exercise, manual therapy, electrotherapy, relaxation training, and biofeedback in the management of temporomandibular disorder.},
  author={Marega S Medlicott and Susan R. Harris},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={86 7},
  pages={955-73}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE This systematic review analyzed studies examining the effectiveness of various physical therapy interventions for temporomandibular disorder. METHODS Studies met 4 criteria: (1) subjects were from 1 of 3 groups identified in the first axis of the Research Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders, (2) the intervention was within the realm of physical therapist practice, (3) an experimental design was used, and (4) outcome measures assessed one or more primary… CONTINUE READING
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