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Treatment - counselling

Counselling | Physiotherapy | Splint therapy

An important step in treatment is an explanation of the disorder, if only to dispel the common fears such as cancer, or that surgery is necessarily the only way forward. The explanation of any parafunctional habits such as clenching or bruxism may improve their condidion simply becuase they have been made aware of it and consequently able to control it.

Treatment

Options include...

Counselling
Physiotherapy
Pharmacotherapy
Splint therapy
Intra-articular steroids
Manipulation under GA
Surgery
Further referral