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Temporomandibular Disorders


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PART 1 Introduction to temporomandibular disorders

CHAPTER 1 Definition, epidemiology and etiology of painful temporomandibular disorders Sonia Sharma, Richard Ohrbach

CHAPTER 2 Classification of temporomandibular disorders Ambra Michelotti, Peter Svensson

CHAPTER 3 Trigeminal nociceptive processing Brian E. Cairns

CHAPTER 4 Pathophysiology of temporomandibular disorders Abhishek Kumar, Fernando G. Exposto, Hau-Jun You, Peter Svensson

CHAPTER 5 Musculoskeletal referred pain to the craniofacial region Thomas Graven-Nielsen, Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Megan McPhee, Lars Arendt-Nielsen

CHAPTER 6 Quantitative sensory testing in temporomandibular disorders Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Peter Svensson, Lars Arendt-Nielsen

PART 2 Examining for temporomandibular disorders

CHAPTER 7 Clinical history in temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain Gary M. Heir, Jose L. de-la-Hoz

CHAPTER 8 Clinical examination of the temporomandibular joint and masticatory muscles Mariano Rocabado, Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas

CHAPTER 9 Clinical examination of the cervical and thoracic spine in patients with temporomandibular disorders Michael C. O'Hara, Joe Girard, Bill Egan, Joshua A. Cleland

PART 3 Manual therapy for temporomandibular disorders

CHAPTER 10 Effectiveness of manual therapy and therapeutic exercises for temporomandibular disorders: an evidence-based approach Susan Armijo-Olivo, Elisa Bizetti Pelai, Ambra Michelotti, Laurent Pitance, Cristina Lozano-Lopez, Blanca Codina Garcia-Andrade

CHAPTER 11 Joint mobilization and manipulation interventions for the cervical spine and temporomandibular joint Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Juan Mesa-Jimenez, Joshua A. Cleland

CHAPTER 12 Manual therapy for myofascial trigger points in temporomandibular disorders Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Maria Palacios-Cena

CHAPTER 13 Myofascial induction approaches in temporomandibular disorders Andrzej Pilat, Eduardo Castro Martin

CHAPTER 14 Clinical classification of cranial neuropathies Harry von Piekartz, Toby Hall

CHAPTER 15 Therapeutic exercise, postural training and motor control in temporomandibular disorders Susan Armijo-Olivo, Cristina Lozano-Lopez, Elisa Bizetti Pelai, Laurent Pitance, Ambra Michelotti, Blanca Codina Garcia-Andrade

PART 4 Other interventions for temporomandibular disorders

CHAPTER 16 Dry needling for myofascial trigger points in temporomandibular disorders Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas, Juan Mesa-Jimenez

CHAPTER 17 Acupuncture in temporomandibular disorders Tom Mark Thayer, Mike Cummings

CHAPTER 18 Treating the brain in temporomandibular disorders Harry von Piekartz, Emilio (Louie) Puentedura, Adriaan Louw

CHAPTER 19 Pain psychology, behavior, and the body Richard Ohrbach, Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Penas

About the Author

Cesar Fernandez-de-las-Pena PT, PhD, DrMedSci, is full professor at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), Madrid, Spain, where he is also leader of the Clinical Pain Research Group on Manual Therapy and Exercise. He combines his research activity with clinical practice as Head, Division of Physical Therapy Department, at the University Physical Therapy Clinic. He received a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from URJC, a first PhD from Aalborg University in Denmark on the subject of headaches (2007) and a second PhD in Spain (2008). He obtained his Doctoral Degree in Master Sciences in Aalborg in 2012 on the topic of central sensitization in chronic pain syndromes. He has received several awards for his research and clinical practice. Cesar has published around 550 peer-reviewed publications and is the first-named author of approximately 250. His research activities are concentrated on the neuroscience of pain. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed papers on upper quadrant pain syndromes, including shoulder pain conditions. His personal interest is the integration of manual therapy, dry needling and exercise interventions for the management of chronic pain conditions of the upper extremity. In his clinical practice Cesar treats patients with chronic pain disorders, particularly neck and shoulder pain. His clients include professional sport players whose activities involve the upper extremity, such as climbers, boxers, and basketball players. His premise is: integrating clinical practice with research is the key for our patients Cesar is often invited to present keynote lectures at international conferences, and he has taught workshops in over 20 countries. He is the main editor of 10 textbooks on manual therapy for chronic musculoskeletal pain including Temporomandibular Disorders, also published by Handspring Publishing. He is one of the Editors of the third edition of Travell, Simons & Simons' Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: the Trigger Point Manual and is the co-editor of Trigger Point Dry Needling: an evidence and clinical-based approach.

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