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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Helkimo index results on functionality

Baseline 1 mo P-value 3 mo P-value (1-3 mo) 6 mo P-value (3-6 mo) P-value (1-6 mo)
Mobility index 3 (0-5) 0.25 (0-1) 0.001 0.5 (0-5) 0.87 1 (0-5) 0.72 0.01
TMJ function 3.8 (0-5) 0.5 (0-1) 0.001 1 (0-5) 0.71 0.5 (0-5) 0.65 0.001
Muscle pain 3.2 (1-5) 0.5 (0-5) 0.005 0.5 (0-1) 0.43 0.5 (0-5) 0.52 0.005
TMJ pain 3.4 (1-5) 0 (0-5) 0.001 0 (0-1) 0.32 0 (0-5) 0.82 0.001
Pain on mandible movement 3.6 (1-5) 0 (0-5) 0.001 0 (0-1) 0.23 0 (0-1) 0.72 0.001
Total score 17 (13-17) 0.25 (2-7) <0.0001 2 (0-3.75) 0.44 2 (0-8) 0.59 0.001

(TMJ: temporomandibular joint)

Values are presented as mean (range).

The total score is interpreted as follows: 0, free of TMJ problems; 1-4 points, minimal dysfunction; 15-17 points, severe dysfunction.

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