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Joint assessment and understanding joint sounds

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Description

It can be challenging when patients present with or develop joint sounds.  In this program Dr. Brady will review the underlying anatomy of the temporalmandibular joint and how to understand the sounds you hear.

 

Last Reviewed: 07/29/2012

Disclaimer: No commercial support was recieved for this program.

Objectives

  1. Anatomic relationship of the condyle disc assembly
  2. To differentiate between medial and lateral pole disc displacements
  3. How to use a joint history and exam to begin to determine disc position
  4. How to complete a joint exam
  5. Doppler auscultation

Outline

     I.    Risk assessment and risk management

     II.   Joint sounds

     III.  Disk displacement

     IV.   Stabilization test

 

References

Transcripts

  • Part 1 - Risk assessment and management
    Dr. Lee Ann Brady discusses how to achieve predictable success of TMD and reviews evaluation, diagnosis, treamtment options and creating patient awareness.
  • Part 3 - Disk displacement
    Dr. Brady continues reviewing differential diagnosis of the TMJ and discusses how to determine joint vs. muscle pain.