Evaluation of body posture in individuals with internal temporomandibular joint derangement.

@article{Munhoz2005EvaluationOB,
  title={Evaluation of body posture in individuals with internal temporomandibular joint derangement.},
  author={Wagner Cesar Munhoz and Am{\'e}lia Pasqual Marques and Jose Tadeu Tesseroli de Siqueira},
  journal={Cranio : the journal of craniomandibular practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={269-77}
}
Temporomandibular dysfunctions (TMD) comprise a great number of disruptions that may affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the masticatory muscles, or both. TMJ internal derangement is a specific type of TMD, of which the etiology and physiopathology are broadly unknown, but have been suggested to be linked to head, neck, and body posture factors. This study aimed at verifying possible relationships between body posture and TMJ internal derangements (TMJ-id), by comparing 30 subjects… CONTINUE READING
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