The effect of jaw clenching on the electromyographic activities of 2 neck and 2 trunk muscles.

@article{Ehrlich1999TheEO,
  title={The effect of jaw clenching on the electromyographic activities of 2 neck and 2 trunk muscles.},
  author={Rainer Ehrlich and Dennis Garlick and Matan Ninio},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={115-20}
}
AIMS Symptoms of jaw dysfunction are often associated with neck muscle dysfunction or other musculoskeletal problems. This study attempted to quantify the effect of jaw clenching on the electromyographic (EMG) activity of certain neck, trunk, and jaw muscles. METHODS The authors recorded EMG muscle activity in the sternocleidomastoid, trapezius, paravertebral, and rectus abdominis muscles in 10 university students at rest and during strong jaw clenching in supine and sitting positions… CONTINUE READING

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