Comparative Efficacy of Four Muscle Relaxants on Signs and Symptoms of the Myofascial Pain Syndrome Associated with Temporomandibular Disorders: A Randomized Clinical Trial


ALPASLAN C., Kahraman S., Durmuslar C., Cula S.

JOURNAL OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN, vol.20, no.4, pp.310-316, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/10582452.2012.740181
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.310-316
  • Keywords: Soft tissue pain, muscle relaxant, temporomandibular disorder, mandibular dysfunction, LOW-BACK-PAIN, COMMON, JOINT, NECK, HEAD, CARE
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: This study was undertaken to evaluate the comparative efficacy of four different types of muscle relaxants on the symptoms of the temporomandibular dysfunction [TMD] syndrome and to evaluate whether agents with antianxiety action provide better relief of symptoms.