What is it about?
People suffering from pain in the jaw and face have more disability and neck muscle weakness when ear symptoms such as tinnitus, ear fullness, dizziness and earache are associated.
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Why is it important?
No study has examined whether people with orofacial pain who also have ear symptoms have worse jaw and neck symptoms than people without such complaints. Such information can help medical personnel identify potential risk factors and enhance their approach to treating patients who present with symptoms that are so complicated and multifaceted.
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This page is a summary of: Pain, deep neck flexors performance, disability, and head posture in individuals with temporomandibular disorder with and without otological complaints, Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, March 2023, IOS Press, DOI: 10.3233/bmr-220079.
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