D.1. Temporal Mandibular Opening MWM

MOBILISATION
Antero-medial glide of mandible on stabilized temporal bone

MOVEMENT
Jaw opening

INDICATIONS
Pain with, or restriction of, jaw opening

NOTES

  • Ensure glide pressure is applied close to TMJ not on posterior aspect of mandible
  • Encourage the left TMJ to spin axially as the right TMJ glides antero-medially or vice versa