The efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of temporomandibular joint myofascial pain: a randomised controlled trial

Author: Smith P, Mosscrop D, Davies S, Sloan P, Al-Ani Z
Conference/Journal: Journal of Dentistry
Date published: 2007
Other: Volume ID: 35 , Pages: 259-67 , Word Count: 48

METHODS: To compare the effect of real acupuncture and sham acupuncture in the treatment of temporomandibulat joint myofascial pain, Group 1 received real acupuncture treatment whilst Group 2 received sham acupuncture. RESULTS: Real acupuncture had a greater influence on clinical outcome measure of TMJ MP than those of sham acupuncture.