New Research! When is it best to start trismus therapy?

When is it best to start trismus therapy? Treatment for head and neck cancer may cause trismus, xerostomia and dysphagia negatively impacting a patient's quality of life (QOL).  A new study, Effects of jaw exercise intervention timing on outcomes following oral and oralpharyngeal cancer surgery: Pilot study (Sandler, MLLazarus, CLRu, M, et al, 2019), looks at the optimal timing for exercise initiation post-operatively in HNC patients. Initial findings suggest early exercise intervention has a positive effect on some QOL measures! 
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