Prevalence of hyperactive digastric muscles during swallowing as measured by electromyography in patients with myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome.

@article{Goldstein1997PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of hyperactive digastric muscles during swallowing as measured by electromyography in patients with myofascial pain dysfunction syndrome.},
  author={Larry B. Goldstein and F C Last and Virginia M. Salerno},
  journal={The Functional orthodontist},
  year={1997},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={18-22, 24}
}
One purpose of this clinical study is to establish a relationship between the hyper activity of the digastric muscles and predisposition of an individual to MPDS (myofacial pain dysfunction syndrome). If a population predisposed to MPD could be identified by an early diagnosis, intervention and treatment could eliminate potential pain in adulthood. Secondly… CONTINUE READING