Intra-oral Myofascial Therapy Versus Education and self-care in the Treatment of Chronic, Myogenous Temporomandibular disorder.
A study has been done to draw comparisons between Education, Self-care and Exercise (ESC) for TMD and intra oral myofascial (IMT) therapies. The study sought to find the differences that would be seen in the short term such as pain relief and the mouth opening range. 46 patients with chronic myogenous TMD were enrolled for the study at a jaw pain and chiropractic clinic in Sydney and placed into the ESC or the IMT group.
Over a period of five week, the groups received respective treatment twice per week. Data collected and analyzed indicated that patients in the IMT group had a significant reduction in pain after six weeks. The conclusions were that IMT therapy produced better results on the short term.
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Somnowell Inventor - Visiting Professor Simon Ash FDS MSc MOrth BDS
Prof. Ash is the inventor of the highly successful SOMNOWELL Chrome device for snoring and sleep apnoea.
The Somnowell Chrome is made to exacting standards in the Somnowell laboratory under the supervision of Visiting Professor Simon Ash. Prof. Ash and his master technicians create each Somnowell Chrome device using their wealth of experience and expertise.
Prof. Ash works at the forefront of his profession. He is a Consultant and Specialist Orthodontist with over 30 years clinical experience, with a special interest in sleep related breathing disorders, TMJD, and bruxism. He currently works in Harley Street London and two private hospitals in London as part of a multi-disciplinary team managing snoring and sleep apnoea, and is Visiting Professor of Orthodontics at the BPP University.
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