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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION. FOLLOW-UP

by Ross Turchaninov, MD, Ali A Bipar, DDS, MS Originally we planned to finish the discussion about TMJ dysfunction in the November-December issue of Journal of Massage Science. The article on a completely dif
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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION. PART III

by Ross Turchaninov, MD, Ali A Bipar, DDS, MS This is the final part of the article on TMJ dysfunction, and it is dedicated to the MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOL. We would like to start Part III by addressing the mod
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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION. PART II

by Dr. A. A. BIPAR, D.D.S., M.S. Dr. J. Travell and Dr. S.H. Rinzler (1952) were among first scientists who pointed on tension and spasm in the masticatory muscles as a major contributing factor to TMJ dysfunct
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TEMPOROMANDIBULAR JOINT DYSFUNCTION. PART I

PART I: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY by Dr. A. A. BIPAR, D.D.S., M.S. Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) dysfunction is a widely publicized medical condition. Public as well as health practitioners are overwhelmed by coun
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PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME. SCIATICA MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOL

by Dr. R. Turchaninov, MD and Dr. P. Novakovic, MD This is the final part of the article about Piriformis Muscle Syndrome and we will now discuss the step by step application of MEDICAL MASSAGE PROTOCOL using t
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PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME (PMS). SCIATICA. PART II

by P.Novakovic, MD PART II: EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME AND SCIATICA 1. EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME In Part I of this article (see Jan-Feb issue o
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PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE SYNDROME (PMS). SCIATICA. PART I

by P. Novakovic, MD PART I: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF PIRIFORMIS MUSCLE (PM) PM is a key to the lower extremity. Association of the PM with sciatic and other nerves in the gluteal area make PMS a very frequent
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Palpation of the Anterior Neck

by Dr. J. Muscolino, DC Dr. J. Muscolino gave our Journal permission to re-print article he wrote for the Massage Therapy Journal (Spring 2006, pp159-164). We greatly appreciated his contribution to our Journ
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 4

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT This article concludes our discussion of the science of Trigger Point Therapy (TPT). We would like our readers to reference our previous TPT articles as this
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Science of Trigger Point Therapy Part 3

by Ross Turchaninov, MD and Boris Prilutsky, MA, LMT This is the third part of our article. In the first two parts we discussed the nature of trigger points in the skeletal muscles, as well as their different