Abstract of the Week: Unilateral Facial Pain

Today we wanted to highlight the abstract “A case of unilateral facial pain” by Jason Siegel, MD Andrea M. Harriott, MD, PhD. Neurology 84 May 26, 2015.

Why should you care? This is an excellent article that connects unilateral facial pain, to the trigeminal nerve and TMJ pathology. Written by neurologists and presented in a user friendly format, this article provides greater insight into the clinical reasoning of unilateral fascial pain.

unilateral fascial pain
Photo Credit: Primal Pictures 2014

Browse upcoming Manual Therapy courses including Upper Extremity, Advanced Concepts for the Overhead Athlete, Cervical Spine, Lumbopelvic Spine, Lower Extremity and Thoracic Spine.

terry_pratt175– Terry Pratt, MS, PT, COMT, FAAOMPT

Terry is a Faculty and Clinical Fellowship Instructor for The North American Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy and has lab assisted with the Institute since 2002. He’s served as adjunct faculty at several universities, developed teaching manuals for the McConnell Institute faculty, produced technique videos for NAIOMT, formatted and reviewed the textbook ‘Manipulative Thrust Techniques of the Spine’ by Erl Pettman, and the manual for distance mentoring for NAIOMT clinical fellowship instructors and fellows in training. Terry has written a section for a home study course for the Orthopedic Section of the APTA addressing treatment of the injured lumbar spine published in 2015. Learn more.


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