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The relationship between forward head posture and temporomandibular disorders.

  title={The relationship between forward head posture and temporomandibular disorders.},
  author={W Y Lee and Jeffrey Okeson and John E Lindroth},
  journal={Journal of orofacial pain},
  volume={9 2},
This study investigated the relationship between forward head posture and temporomandibular disorder symptoms. Thirty-three temporomandibular disorder patients with predominant complaints of masticatory muscle pain were compared with an age- and gender-matched control group. Head position was measured from photographs taken with a plumb line drawn from the ceiling to the lateral malleolus of the ankle and with a horizontal plane that was perpendicular to the plumb line and that passed through… 

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