Category Archives: Jaw, head and neck

Neuropathy as an inductor of Tourette’s syndrome, cervical dystonia and chronic cough

Tourette’s syndrome and similar tic-like behaviors are common, and can range from mild to very [...]

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Do you really have atlantoaxial and craniocervical instability? A critical view on the overdiagnosis of AAI/CCI

Atlantoaxial (AAI) and craniocervical instability (CCI) are two potentially sinister diagnoses that cause damage to [...]

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Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) and its relation to craniovascular dysfunction

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is regarded as a chronic but generally idiopathic dysfunction of [...]

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Chronic spinal pain and radiculopathy: Diagnostic approach and common imaging pitfalls

Many patients suffer from chronic spine or radicular pain (radiative pain into their limbs), and [...]

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Intracranial hypertension: Beyond CSF. Diagnosis and treatment

A variable degree of intracranial hypertension (ICH) is a common affliction amongst patients with myalgic [...]

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Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/Chronic fatigue syndrome), does it have a biomechanical component?

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) is one of medicine’s grand mysteries. Its etiology is not known, and [...]

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Vestibular impairment and its association to the neck and TMJ

Vestibular disorders are quite common, and largely considered idiopathic. It was estimated that up to 35% [...]

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How to truly identify and treat thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)

The infamous thoracic outlet syndrome. TOS is considered to be one of modern medicine’s most [...]

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The association between tinnitus, the neck and TMJ

Tinnitus is a common hearing disorder that affects up to 80% of the population at [...]

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The multifactorial causes and solutions to chronic neck pain

Neck pain is very common, and affects up to 86% of the population, according to [...]

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