TheraBite exercises to treat trismus secondary to head and neck cancer

@inproceedings{Kamstra2012TheraBiteET,
  title={TheraBite exercises to treat trismus secondary to head and neck cancer},
  author={Jolanda Ilona Kamstra and Jan L. N. Roodenburg and Carien H. G. Beurskens and Harry Reintsema and Pieter Dijkstra},
  booktitle={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2012}
}
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of TheraBite exercises on mouth opening and to analyze factors influencing this effect in a patient record evaluation. Effect of exercises with a TheraBite to treat trismus was evaluated in 69 head and neck cancer patients of two university medical centers. Mouth opening was measured as interincisal distance in millimeters. Patient, tumor, and treatment characteristics were analyzed for their relationship with change in mouth opening. Variables… CONTINUE READING
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