Here is a great study where the authors looked at whiplash associated disorders (WAD) and TMJ pain and dysfunction. Professionally Integrated would like you to have this paper as it shows a clear relationship with car crashes, neck injuries and jaw pain. These authors have shown how the neck is closely related to the TMJ and in my opinion the cervical spine needs to be evaluated when the patient has jaw pain and dysfunction. These authors compared car crash patients to non injured patients.
"There is an intricate relationship between the trigeminal and cervical motor systems, and head-neck . . .
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