Electrognathographic and electromyographic observations on jaw depression during neck extension.

@article{McKay1999ElectrognathographicAE,
  title={Electrognathographic and electromyographic observations on jaw depression during neck extension.},
  author={Duane C McKay and Lane V Christensen},
  journal={Journal of oral rehabilitation},
  year={1999},
  volume={26 11},
  pages={865-76}
}
Albeit never substantiated through experimental and clinical evidence, the theoretical linchpin of the mechanics of a so-called whiplash injury of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the postulate that a pre-existing depressor force (continual anchoring force), generated by the anterior suprahyoid (SH) muscles, will always act on the mandible and cause… CONTINUE READING