The additional value of a home physical therapy regimen versus patient education only for the treatment of myofascial pain of the jaw muscles: short-term results of a randomized clinical trial.

@article{Michelotti2004TheAV,
  title={The additional value of a home physical therapy regimen versus patient education only for the treatment of myofascial pain of the jaw muscles: short-term results of a randomized clinical trial.},
  author={Ambrosina Michelotti and Michel H Steenks and Mauro Farella and Francesca Parisini and Roberta Cimino and Roberto Martina},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={114-25}
}
AIMS To compare the short-term efficacy of patient education only versus the combination of patient education and home exercises for the treatment of myofascial pain of the jaw muscles. MATERIALS AND METHODS Seventy myogenous temporomandibular disorder patients were assigned to 2 treatment groups. One group received patient education supplemented by general information about self-care of the jaw musculature. The other group received both education and a home physical therapy program… CONTINUE READING

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