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exercises to stretch the lateral pterygoid muscles

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Dr. J. Richard Shih
28 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not really: The lateral pterygoid muscle is the only muscle to open the mandible jaw while there are many muscle group to close the jaw. Protrusive action is one ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Lateral pterygoid: The motor function of the mandibular branch of the fifth cranial nerve is tested by asking the patient to clench their teeth together and to open the ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Referal: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
58 years experience Dentistry
Surgery: Have an oral surgeon put the disc back where it belongs.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayarathne Kottage
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Maxilary artery: Twigs off the maxillary artery.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Perhaps: Make sure you are well hydrated when you exercise. Your physician might want to check to make sure you have a normal potassium, magnesium, calcium, a ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Free exercise sites: Here are a few references: https://www.learnvest.com/2013/01/10-free-workout-sites-youll-love/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dave-smith2/free-online ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
The first step is: to make sure you need testosterone boosting. Your doc will test and then tell you. If so, there are natural products to do so as well as hormone rep ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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PT/neck hammock: I would suggest range of motion exercises. massage thery, heat therapy and the use od Neck Hammock ( excellent) . I strongly recommend a medical exam ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A muscle strain is when some fibers get stretched too far and/or some fibers tear. People call it a tear if too many fibers break, leading to some ble ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle pain: Consider yoga poses of cobra, angry cat, and cow positions. Stretch hams.
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Exercise is importan: Exercise is important. You need a evalauiton with a rheuamtologist to see if this is fibromyalgia. Exercise, quality sleep and stress reduciton wi ... Read More

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