Temporomandibular joint

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  • Describe The Structure Of The Nasal Bone

    bone a. These bones serve as attachments sites for the cartilaginous tissues that shape the nose (AnatomyExpert, 2014). 2. Nasal Cartilage a. The nasal cartilage articulates with the ethmoid bone to anteriorly separate the nasal passage into two halves (Starkey, Brown, & Ryan, 2011). 3. Zygoma a. The zygoma is a sturture that fused to the maxilla and the temporal bones to form the prominent zygomatic arch beneath the eyes (Starkey, et al., 2011). 4. Maxilla a. The main functions for the maxilla bone are housing the teeth, forming the roof of the oral cavity, forming the floor and lateral wall of the nasal cavity, containing the maxillary sinus, and contributing to the floor of the orbit (Starkey, et al., 2011). 5. Temporomandibular joint TMJ a. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is…

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  • Celiac Disease Essay

    There are many synonyms for this condition including MPDS, Mandibular Dysfunction Syndrome and the Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome.(8) Signs and symptoms of MPDS vary, but generally, the patient complains of one or more of the following: - Pain in the region of the temporomandibular joints (TMJ), tenderness in the region of one or both joints, temporo-mandibular joint sounds like clicking or crepitation, restricted jaw opening, disturbed chewing pattern and locking of jaw.(9)…

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  • Dental X-Rays

    remain still — don't worry, it only takes a few seconds for the process to complete. Use It or Lose It The panoramic X-ray is an important diagnostic tool for your North Brunswick, Central NJ, cosmetic dentist Dr. Irina Trakhtman, to help in detecting tumors, cysts, abscesses, impacted teeth, infections and other problems. At Rt 1 Dental North Brunswick, Central NJ, cosmetic dental office, the panoramic X-ray is often used in the following areas of dental care: Early Detection of Oral Cancer…

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  • Chiropractic Therapy

    rectum allowing them to function at their full capacity leading to normal bowel movements”(Ashby). A common condition that usually affect elderly people is Degenerative Joint Disease. This disease is “a degenerative arthritic condition affecting the synovial(fluid containing) joints causing the joint to break down over time”(Ashby). This can cause many problems dealing with movement of those afflicted joints. Chiropractors can lessen the symptoms by “adjusting the joints allowing for full…

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  • Case Study Of Anatomy And Physiology

    Aims and Objectives  The composition of bone  The structure of a long bone  Classifying the types of joint found in the body  Description of synovial joint  How joint operates  How two different systems communicate for normal functioning of a joint  Description of a disease involving the musculoskeletal system  A case study of a primary piece of research regarding the disease/condition  A conclusion and Recommendation  Diagrams The Composition Of Bone The bones are made up of…

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  • Apollonia Hypothesis

    documents osteoarthritis in the skeletal remains from the sites as described. An examination of all articulating joints including the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar vertebrae, along with the temporomandibular joint surface of the mandible are used to indicate osteoarthritis (Buikstra and Ubelaker, 1994; Steckel et al. 2011). Osteoarthritis is determined by identifying marginal lipping (bony overgrowth), porosity (filled in with holes becoming porous),…

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  • Gastrocnemius Case Study

    Musculoskelet Med (2009) 2:74–77. Level of evidence: B 2. Brain Corrigan, G. D. Maitland; 2004; Musculoskeletal; Sports Injuries; Elsevier Limited; 1994 3. Higgins, M. (2011). rehabilitation of the lower extremity. In Therapeutic exercise: From theory to practice (p. 362). Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co 4. Hendrickson, T. (2003). chapter 9 : leg , ankle and foot. In Massage for orthopedic conditions (p. 349). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 5. Konin, J. G. (2006). section 11 ankle…

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  • Strength And Conditioning Exercise Analysis

    As discussed, both the HC and VJ start with hips, knees flexed and ankles dorsi-flexed, with muscles going from an eccentric state to a concentric state very quickly to produce a rapid movement, ending up with a triple extension of those joints (Astorino et al., 2013). As these are the main joints involved in both the HC and VJ, the major muscle groups activated are the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteal, gastrocnemius, soleus and tibialis anterior (McBride, McCaulley, & Cormie, 2008). This type of…

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  • Quadriceps Muscles Research Paper

    are a very important leg muscle that has a great impact on our lives. The quadricep femoris muscles cover most of the femur and is made up of four parts. These four parts include: vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedialis, and rectus femoris. The vastus medialis is on the inner side of the thigh, and makes up the shape of the inner leg. The vastus lateralis is on the outside of the leg and therefore shapes the outer leg. The front part of the thigh is the vastus intermedialis.…

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  • Cruciate Ligament Research Paper

    The knee is made up of four main things: bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons. The knee is a ball in socket and the elbow is a relatively simple hinge joint which only allows flexion and extension. The radius is smaller of the two forearm bones and sits on the outside of the joint.As spoken about before the cruciate ligaments are made up of two types of ligaments, the anterior and the posterior. They are often referred to the ‘crucial’ ligaments because it is important that the help the knee…

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