Can we or can we not palpate the inferior lateral pterygoid (IFL) muscle as part of our exam for our patients suffering from Orofacial Pain?
Migraines are more common than you think and are treatable by a physical therapist. Don’t suffer when there is treatment available.
Lack of exercise may not be the only factor in the cause of TMD/TMJ but studies show exercise can help reduce pain in TMD patients.
TMJ therapists can use x-rays and palpations as tools to find the cause of neck pain, allowing them to properly treat neck pain and restore function.
Fothergill’s Disease (FD) also known as Trigeminal Neuralgia is characterized by paroxysmal attacks of severe, sharp, stabbing, electric shock-like pain affecting one side of face mainly second and third divisions of it. It can be triggered by chewing, speaking, and cold winds.