Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Patients with a normal temporomandibular joint can develop myofascial pain syndrome (formerly known as myofascial pain and dysfunction syndrome [MPDS or MFPDS]). Muscle tension, weariness, or (rarely) spasm of the masticatory muscles produce it. Symptoms include pain and soreness in and around the masticatory tissues, as well as discomfort and tenderness referred to other parts … Read more