Musculoskeletal manual approaches are effective for treating Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). In the short term, there is a larger effect regarding the latter when compared to other conservative treatments for TMD.
This study showed that connective tissue massage and lifestyle advice were superior to reducing symptoms of constipation and quality of life compared with lifestyle advice alone for patients with chronic constipation.
For athletes, once the underlying dysfunction of the sacroiliac joint is adequately addressed, gradual progression to full participation is encouraged.
Physical therapists commonly examine and provide interventions directed at the hip(s) for individuals with lower back pain. Post-professional fellowship training appears to influence the intervention selection of the physical therapist, with an increase in usage of hip joint manual therapy and a decrease in hip muscle flexibility and modality usage.