Intervention Protocol

Physical therapy for the management of patients with temporomandibular disorders and related pain.

  1. Bart Craane1,*,
  2. Antoon De Laat2,
  3. Pieter Ulrike Dijkstra3,
  4. Karel Stappaerts4,
  5. Boudewijn Stegenga5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Oral Health Group

Published Online: 25 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005621


How to Cite

Craane B, De Laat A, Dijkstra PU, Stappaerts K, Stegenga B. Physical therapy for the management of patients with temporomandibular disorders and related pain. (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005621. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005621.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Catholic University of Leuven, Research Centre for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Leuven, Belgium

  2. 2

    Catholic University of Leuven, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Leuven, Brabant, Belgium

  3. 3

    Groningen University Hospital, University of Groningen, Department of Physiotherapy, Groningen, Netherlands

  4. 4

    Catholic University of Leuven, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Heverlee -Leuven, Brabant, Belgium

  5. 5

    University of Groningen, Department of Oral Disorders, Oral Surgery and Special Dentistry, Groningen, Netherlands

*Bart Craane, Research Centre for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Catholic University of Leuven, Tervuursevest 101 - bus 1501, Leuven, 3001 Heverlee, Belgium. bart.craane@faber.kuleuven.be.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 25 JAN 2006

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the effectiveness of physical therapy in (specific subgroups of) temporomandibular disorder (TMD).
To investigate the relative effectiveness of the different physical therapy modalities.