Results of CVA, TMJPS, CJPET, postural stability, TMJ depressor, cervical flexor and extensor muscles’ isometric strength, DNFE and MFIQ measurements

Variable n Mean ± SD Median (Min–Max)
CVA (°) 52 45.8 ± 1.9 45.6 (41.1–49.5)
TMJPS (number of correct answers) 52 32.9 ± 3.6 32.0 (24.0–38.0)
CJPET for flexion (°) 52 5.2 ± 1.6 5.2 (2.0–8.5)
CJPET for extension (°) 52 5.4 ± 2.0 5.0 (1.5–12.5)
TMJ depressors muscle strength (kg) 52 7.9 ± 1.8 7.5 (4.3–14.0)
Cervical flexors muscle strength (kg) 52 5.7 ± 1.6 5.5 (3.6–10.4)
Cervical extensors muscle strength (kg) 52 8.3 ± 1.9 8.3 (4.0–12.9)
Total sway degree (°) 52 302.8 ± 59.0 295.5 (171.2–448.7)
DNFE (cumulative PI/mmHg) 52 129.5 ± 56.9 136.0 (32.0–260.0)
MFIQ total score 52 12.6 ± 5.5 12.5 (3.0–27.0)

CVA: craniovertebral angle, TMJPS: temporomandibular joint position sense, CJPET: cervical joint position error test, TMJ: temporomandibular joint, DNFE: deep neck flexor endurance, MFIQ: mandibular function impairment questionnaire, SD: standard deviation, PI: performance index.

Korean J Pain 2024;37:164~177 https://doi.org/10.3344/kjp.23301
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