- Faciomaxillary pain is a broad term used to describe symptoms of pain and dysfunction in the face, head and neck region.Multiple causes for orofacial pain may exist and the symptoms may include such diverse indings as headaches, neck pain, ear pain, dental pain, facial burning or stabbing sensations, and jaw joint pain.
- Symptoms may also include atypical pains or sensations such as ringing in the ears(tinnitus), dizziness, muscular incoordination or even abnormal itching or tingling in the head and neck region.The complaints may either develop gradually or have a rapid onset and can originate from neurovascular, neuropathic or musculoskeletal causes.
- The Faciomaxillary ield is concerned with the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of orofacial pain disorders.Such disorders may have pain and associated symptoms arising from a discrete cause, or may be syndromes in which pain constitutes the primary problem, such as TMJ disorder pain, neuropathic pains or headaches, which is addressed by Functional Integrated Dry Needling process.
- Fascial adhesive areas are often developed over a period of time as fascial expression can undue cause overuse or improper use of the muscular and fascial components. This can lead to chronic adhesive bands with restricted movement or pain during movement.
- While much research has investigated the neural and cognitive characteristics of face recognition impairments, much less work has examined their rehabilitation. A multidisciplinary pain management approach should be considered for the optimal treatment of orofacial pain disorders.