Physiotherapy in radiation induced trismus (Tight Jaw)

RADIATION INDUCES TRISMUS (RIT) or TIGHT JAW is a common and devastating complication in head and neck cancer patients after radiation treatment. RIT is often attributed to fibrosis (hardening of soft tissue), scar tissue formation, nerve damage, muscle atrophy (decrease in muscle mass), or a combination there of, restricting the muscles of chewing (mastication). This […]