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Muscle and Joint Exam

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Description

This course demonstrates the clinical techniques in completing a muscle and joint examination as part of a comprehensive look at the patient’s present condition. One of the reasons we fail in helping our patients achieve long-term health and function is due to a risk from force. The joint and muscle exam reveal existing damage as well as indicators that the stomatognathic system is being exposed to force beyond it’s adaptive capacity.

 

Last Reviewed: 07/29/2012

Disclaimer: No commercial support was recieved for this program.

Objectives

  1. Clinical Steps in completing a joint exam
  2. Clinical Steps in completing a muscle palpation
  3. Joint auscultation
  4. Range of motion evaluation

Outline

I.    Introduction

II.   Joint exam

III.  Muscle exam

References

Mohl N D, Zarb G A , Carlsson G E, Rugh J D : A Textbook of Occlusion. Quintessence Publishing Co. Inc., Chicago/London/Berlin/Saul Paulo/Tokyo/ Hong Kong, 1988/