EMG feedback in the treatment of myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome.

@article{Dalen1986EMGFI,
  title={EMG feedback in the treatment of myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome.},
  author={K Dalen and Bj\orn Ellertsen and Ivar Espelid and Arne Geir Gr\onningsaeter},
  journal={Acta odontologica Scandinavica},
  year={1986},
  volume={44 5},
  pages={279-84}
}
The effect of electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback on frontalis and masseter muscle activity was compared with control conditions in two groups of patients with a diagnosis of myofascial pain dysfunction (MPD) syndrome. Patients were selected on the basis of clinical symptoms, radiographic evaluation, and a clinical examination. Depressed patients and patients with signs of a pathological condition in the temporomandibular joint were excluded. Both the experimental (EXP) and the control (CON… CONTINUE READING

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