Temporomandibular joint disorder

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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) Muscle pain is one of the commonest chief complaints of the patient and while it primarily involves jaw muscles, some times cervical muscles are affected as well. Headache caused by the muscular tension of the jaw muscles is another presenting feature.(10) The precise cause of MPDS is not fully understood. Postural, emotional and behavioral factors may contribute to…

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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…

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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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  • 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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  • Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament Research Paper

    Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament The anterior tibiofibular ligament is often referred to as the high ankle ligament, and it is the one that is damaged when the foot is stuck on the ground and rotated inwardly. The ankle is a hinge joint that connects the foot and the leg, allowing up and down movement. The tibia and fibula bones of the leg form a slot where the talus bone of the foot fits between them. The talus is held to the tibia and fibula by ligaments. Anterior Tibiofibular Ligament The…

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  • Lisfranc Injuries

    It is possible to dislocate the bones within the midfoot joint complex (aka Lisfranc joint) of the foot: This joint complex consists of the ligaments and bones that connect the forefoot to the midfoot. Lisfranc injuries include strains and tears to the ligament itself in addition to bone dislocations and fractures. The Role of the Midfoot As an individual walks, the midfoot is responsible for transferring the forces that the calf muscles generate to the front of the foot. Furthermore, the…

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  • Essay On Knee Injury

    Meniscus Tear A meniscus tear is a knee injury in which a piece of the meniscus is torn. The meniscus is a thick, rubbery, wedge-shaped cartilage in the knee. Two menisci are located in each knee. They sit between the upper bone (femur) and lower bone (tibia) that make up the knee joint. Each meniscus acts as a shock absorber for the knee. A torn meniscus is one of the most common types of knee injuries. This injury can range from mild to severe. Surgery may be needed for a severe tear.…

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